Cottage City Oysters

We can all agree that there are a number of restaurants and takeout spots on Martha’s Vineyard. With that, sometimes it’s fun to create your own little “foodie”outing. Starting at one place for apps, diner at another, and perhaps even a little dessert elsewhere, even al fresco. One way I like to kick off an […]

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For many people, they will never have the chance to go to a farm, let alone learn, and see its inner workings, and harvest food. With Farm Field Sea’s Summer Culinary Adventure Series, you can have that opportunity. Each weekly event has a limited number of spaces, and is great not only for individuals who want […]

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We hear a lot about local food and farm-to-table these days. Here on Martha’s Vineyard alone, there are dozens of farms, producing all kinds of fresh goodies. But this is the Vineyard after all, and not only do we have a bounty of agriculture, we also have a bounty of aquaculture. The oyster farmers of Martha’s […]

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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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The 5th annual MV Wine Festival is only a couple of weeks away. This four day Spring wine festival celebrates amazing food, and an incomparable selection of curated wines and cocktails, all on the beautiful Island of Martha’s Vineyard. This year, the marquee wine festival kicks off on May 11th, and it features even more […]

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It’s hard to believe that I have been writing On Point since 2011. At the end of the year, it’s fun to reflect on some of my favorites Island topics I’ve written about. Don’t get wrong, every story has a special place in my heart, but there are some that I think about often. I […]

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Not sure if you’ve noticed the small raft with what looks like a box on it off the beach at Eastville, in Oak Bluffs. A curious site. It happens to be the home of Cottage City Oysters. In May of 2015, Dan & Greg Martino started Cottage City Oysters with 50,000 oyster seeds (a small […]

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Meet the Martino brothers, Dan and Greg, who have ventured into the farming industry on Martha’s Vineyard — oyster farming that is. No small feat, it took these two a long time to make this dream a reality, and they still have to wait until Fall of 2016 to harvest their oysters. Why get into […]

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