Made On The Vineyard

Imagine, it’s the 1940’s in New Bedford, MA. A handsome Coca Cola delivery man meets a beautiful woman who is working in her father’s grocery store. It’s love at first sight. A courtship begins, they marry in 1945. They move to Martha’s Vineyard where the man had worked a couple of Summers. In 1947, the […]

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Oh how I love The MV Wine Fest — how it kicks off the season on Martha’s Vineyard with four days of numerous fun events. One tasty event that I never miss is the Grand Tasting. Yes, I mention it every year, but every year, it is one of the events I never miss. Part of […]

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Celebrating its fifth year, the MV Wine Fest did not disappoint. With four days of events, including eco-tours, intimate wine dinners, a grand tasting and more, not even the grey Martha’s Vineyard weather could slow down the fun. Six Perfect Pairings This was my first MV Wine Fest wine dinner. Hosted by two of my favorite […]

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I have admired Tiffany Vanderhoop’s Beaded Jewelry for sometime now. Each time she posts a photo of her handmade beaded earrings or there happens to be a pair at Citrine in Vineyard Haven, I have to admire them. The intricacy, the ornate designs, the beauty she can create with her hands and what used to […]

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I have always been confused, even slightly annoyed about the name of Vineyard Haven/Tisbury, but thanks to the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce’s Sample MV Vineyard Haven, I now know the deal. It turns out that Tisbury is the town, and Vineyard Haven is a village of Tisbury and, West Chop is one too. I love […]

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The next chapter of Farm Field Sea has been four years in the making on Martha’s Vineyard. Founder, Nevette Previd, has been busy creating and cultivating relationships with island farmers, land and sea, creating unique Martha’s Vineyard culinary adventures. For Nevette, the “face-to-face” connection is compromised in today’s world, and there’s even more of a disconnect […]

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We hear a lot about local food and farm-to-table on Martha’s Vineyard — and elsewhere — these foodie days. But imagine combining the farmers, chefs, local food and the farms it comes from, for on-location, hands-on, unforgettable culinary adventures. That’s the idea behind Farm Field Sea. This new weekly series of one-day, outdoor eco tours debuts […]

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April 22nd is Earth Day, and what better way to help make a difference than cleaning up the beaches in your own backyard. Martha’s Vineyard is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and on Saturday, April 22nd, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the Vineyard Conservation Society makes it easy […]

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This is an interesting story for me to write. I have worked at Offshore Ale since 2005, which dates back to even before Phil and Colleen McAndrews bought it. So much has changed with them becoming owners, and I think they are part of the reason I have been committed for so long. The staff […]

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When you shop at Conroy’s Apothecary, you can’t help but look around and see what else you might need. One day while shopping for cold medicine, I noticed these sleek modern candles on the counter. Of course I felt compelled to smell them. I was really impressed with the scents. The candles smelled so fresh and close […]

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