Sustainable Food

Tautog: Locals are Fans of This Fall Fish

“Go get a whole tautog,” Betsy Larsen of Larsen’s Fish Market motions to one of her employees. When he brings out the odd-looking black fish about the size of a large bluefish, we all start laughing. We stare at...

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Rebecca Gilbert: Foraging Farmer

The owner of Native Earth Teaching Farm in Chilmark is the author of the new...

Sweet Dreams: Ginny Bee Honey Keeps it Local

This family operation is getting quite the buzz.  Brent Brown has found the perfect way to...

Shiitake Mushrooms: Turning Wood into Food

Miracles at Martha’s Vineyard Mycological The New York Times recently named mushrooms “Ingredient of the Year”...

Can Seaweed Save the World?

The Martino Brothers are taking a gamble that there’s an appetite for the sugar kelp...

Farms & Food Systems

Could Beach Plums Be The Next Local Food Craze?

Picture this: Dark gnarled branches buried in sand forming dense twiggy colonies along the barrier sand dunes of Lambert's...
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Wild Caught: There’s Plenty of Fish in the Sea Surrounding M.V.

“My grandfather built this boat in the mid to late ’30s,” says Denny Jason, Jr., a second-generation fisherman, standing next to The Little Lady, which motors from Menemsha in mornings in search of fluke. “He started fishing in Menemsha...

RECIPE: Fluke Fish Tacos

For more information on sourcing fresh local fish, and more recipes, check out "Wild Caught." Fluke is a popular, locally sourced fish. It’s a type of flounder, but locals here often label it as Vineyard Sole. You can use fluke in recipes...

RECIPE: Sea Scallops with Parsnip Puree and Herbs

For more information on sourcing fresh local fish, and more recipes, check out "Wild Caught." Pristine sea scallops arrive at Vineyard fish docks daily, caught by local fishermen. The quality can’t be beat. The cooking times can’t be beat either — about...

RECIPE: Black Sea Bass Piccata

For more information on sourcing fresh local fish, and more recipes, check out "Wild Caught." Eating fish that are plentiful and in season goes a long way to ensuring that our oceans can feed us for years to come. Serves 2. Ingredients 2 to...

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