The FARM Institute

From writing about what was new with this year’s Local Wild Food Challenge, I was excited to go and experience the event. And I was not disappointed. This year, I tried a new approach. Instead of going right when the LWFC opened its “gates,” I went with my family around 1:30 p.m. My reasoning for […]

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Wow has the Local Wild Food Challenge changed since I went in 2015. Last year, the event found a new home, the FARM Institute, and boy has it grown into quite the event. From talking with event founder, Bill Manson, I think this incredible, one-of-a-kind experience, has found its Island groove. Local Wild Food Challenge […]

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Have you ever been to The Farm Institute on Martha’s Vineyard? It may be well known for its ever-popular summer camp for kids, but this Classic Vineyard Experience belongs on everyone’s Bucket List. We’ve got you covered with a Bucket List video visit below. This unique, year-round destination is not only a real working farm, […]

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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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There are certain things to look forward to during the Spring on Martha’s Vineyard. The FARM Institute’s Sheepapalooza is one of those events. By this time, the lambs have all been born at the FARM. There’s a total of 58 this year, and they are certainly a reason to celebrate a bit. Sheepapalooza For four years […]

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One of the bummers of the Summer coming to an end is that the West Tisbury Farmer’s Market is no longer around to enrich our Saturday mornings. However, we now have the West Tisbury Winter Farmer’s Market at the Ag Hall. It’s an abundance of Island grown meat, produce and other goods. The Ag Hall is […]

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Halloween may not be until next week, but this is the weekend to get in the spirit on Martha’s Vineyard. Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, though it’s more treat than tricks for this lady nowadays. Nevertheless, I could not be more excited about all the Halloween themed events happening. Halloween Candy Accumulation Begins […]

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The restaurant scene of Martha’s Vineyard continues to change and grow, offering more  options for us to enjoy for a night out, which I love.  Let’s discuss what’s happening at The Terrace at the Charlotte Inn.  Yes, the restaurant that has not always been super warm or even considered to be accessible, is trying out some […]

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Is anything cuter that kids and animals? There actually is – the Wee Farmers at the FARM Institute in Katama. Imagine, lambs, baby chicks, a baby calf, and kids all together on a farm, a wonderful combination. Wee Farmers Starting March 30th thru June 1st, the FARM Institute kicked off another season of Wee Farmers. […]

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Now that the 4th of July holiday is here, Summer is in full swing on the Vineyard, and people are ready to celebrate.  When talking to people about what they do to commemorate the holiday, there are two answers, barbecue or parade.  Some of us go to the parade religiously, and some stay as far […]

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