Mermaid Farm

What in the world is the Meat Ball you might be wondering. Well, it’s a great Winter event(s) that celebrates the locally grown meats from farms on the Martha’s Vineyard, and is a great little FUNraiser for the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society, which hosts the Meat Ball. The Meat Ball is actually a series of events […]

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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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After a year’s hiatus, the Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival is back, and better than ever. From October 17 – 20, your palate will be treated to some of the most amazing wine and local food at an array of venues. One of the many new events for this year’s festival is Fresh Off The […]

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All Summer long I have been hearing about the amazing mango lassis and the farmstead feta cheese from the farm stand at Mermaid Farm in Chilmark.  With things quieting down, I thought I would take a little up-Island adventure to see what the buzz is all about. Off to Mermaid Farm Mermaid Farm is on […]

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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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In his first year on Martha’s Vineyard, Chef Aaron Oster has accomplished quite a bit.  From a Summer with Jan Buhrman, the Kitchen Porch, to an amazing culinary event, Swine & Dine,and now he is the Executive Chef at one of the Island’s hottest new restaurants, The Port Hunter. One of the things that drew […]

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