Cottage City Oysters

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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