Sustainable Food

Dinner Salads from Vineyard Farms

A platter salad is a meal in one, chock-full of local vegetables, cheeses, fish or meat, designed to feed four to eight — easily. That’s the key: ease, quickness, and minimal cooking.

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Field Note: Island Fish for Island Families

To: Bluedot Living From: The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust (MVFPT) Subject: Island Fish for Island Families, and...

Garden to Table: Protecting Your Tomatoes

Unfortunate things happen in a vegetable garden every year, yet we gardeners tend to talk...

Salt Your Cocktails Sustainably with MV Sea Salt

We’ve always loved Martha’s Vineyard Sea Salts; we give the tiny “traveler packs” as hostess...

Fire Cider Puts the ‘Kick’ in Health Kick

By the time I pulled up to the FARM Institute on an overcast Saturday morning...

Farms & Food Systems

Learn How to Create an Edible Back Yard

Gardening Classes and Backyard Education Compost Happens  Learn the basics of setting up a backyard composting system, including best locations and...

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Featured Recipes

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: Grilled Oysters with Sweet Butter and Classic French Mignonette 

Vineyard Haven oyster farmer, Noah Mayrand, shared this delicious recipe for buttery grilled oysters with Bluedot Living team.

RECIPE: Italian-Style Porchetta

Pawnee House, in Oak Bluffs, is one of the restaurants that sends its scraps to Fork to Pork's Jo Douglas for pig food. And Pawnee often has pork on its menu. Alex Cohen, co-owner of the restaurant with his wife, Deborrah...

RECIPE: Dinner Salad with Easy Baked Salmon

Baked salmon is wonderfully versatile: it can be served hot, room temperature, or chilled. And salmon tastes delicious with so many combinations of greens and vegetables that you can’t miss. This can all be plated in advance, with the vinaigrette passed...

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