Farm to table

“The Earth Laughs In Flowers,” observed writer Ralph Waldo Emerson, and that’s a quote that can be certainly apply to the joy and laughter we felt on Farm Field Sea’s Bloomin Fantastic Flower Workshop at Morning Glory Farm. How many times have you bought flowers from the farmers’ market or Morning Glory Farm, and wondered how […]

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The West Tisbury Farmers’ Market on Martha’s Vineyard is classic Vineyard all the way. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning during the summer months, it seems like just about everyone on the island drops by for something fresh and local. Martha’s Vineyard now has more than 40 farms actively raising and producing  local food for sale, […]

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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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At least once a year, you can find an amazing Island chef teaming up with the Culinary Arts and Ceramic Arts Departments at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School for an unforgettable farm-to-table dinner, which happens to be a fundraiser for Island Grown Schools. This year, Dan Sauer from 7a Foods was this dinner’s professional […]

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For almost five years, I have been writing On Point now, and I still love the story behind the special places on Martha’s Vineyard. On a glorious Fall day, I made my way up Middle Road in Chilmark to learn about Mermaid Farm. I have been there many times before for their lassis and yogurt, […]

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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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One of my favorite places to visit, year round on Martha’s Vineyard, is The FARM Institute. The FARM Institute is a working farm that teaches this community a lot about food and farming. From planting to harvesting to humane treatment of farm animals, it can all be found here. It’s farm-to-table. Me, my children, and many of […]

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Though the Beach Plum Restaurant may look the same on the outside, the inside is completely different.  When you walk through the doors, you feel at home. Gone are the white tablecloths and in its place are great handmade rustic tables with mason jars and brown paper placemats — crayons for doodling too. Another great addition […]

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At the young age of 14, Austin Racine got a job in the kitchen of the Bavarian Chef, a popular restaurant in Virginia close to his home, as a dishwasher. Quickly, he moved up the kitchen ladder, helping with food prep, then to the vegetable station, then the grill, and then at only 15, he […]

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