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Brine Time


We all know it’s Thanksgiving. While I enjoy the holiday as much as the next binge-eater, I can’t help but feel inundated by the increasing amount of turkey, stuffing, pie, and pilgrim content that inevitably creeps into my life. I certainly don’t want to contribute to the problem with yet another blog post about the […]

The (Sometimes) Humble Pig

Playing rotten tomato baseball in the pig pen...Rosso and Notch were excellent catchers! Thanks for the picture, Lauren!

It’s easy to get a sense of how dire our water situation had become after this past weekend. Four days of wet weather and suddenly everything at the farm has exploded in waves of green. It was like teleporting from Namibia to Ireland. Well, maybe not that drastic, but it was similar. Our sheep were […]

Art on the farm; Sandplain Grassland ...

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On a quiet day on the farm, if the wind is blowing towards the north, you can hear the ocean. In the summer the chances of hearing the waves crash is slim to none, the sound of children is all engulfing, but when fall rolls around the rhythm of the Atlantic reminds us how lucky […]

Potato, potahto

Potato, potahto

Well, we made it. The summer season has begun its steady decline, most of the mopeds have disappeared from the roads, and it is time to ramp up our harvesting efforts. Things are much quieter here at the farm, and everyone is still collectively exhaling after our long fifteen week Residential Program and Summer Camp […]

Upcoming Events

  1. FARM Club

    November 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  2. Winter Farmers Market

    December 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. FARM Club- Christmas in Edgartown!

    December 12 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Winter Farmers Market

    December 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm