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Photo Contest Winners

For more than 25 years, we’ve been holding our annual Nantucket Photo Contest and giving cash prizes to the first and second place winners. In reviewing the nearly 900 entries to this year’s contest, we were reminded of the many foggy and overcast days during summer 2017. We were also …

Ladies Night, Bartlett's Farm | Nantucket, MA

Ladies Night for Liz on November 2

Nine years ago, Garden Center Manager Liz Morcone de Souza spearheaded a new event at Bartlett’s Farm: Ladies’ Night. Designed to be an opportunity for local women to gather, enjoy refreshments, and shop local for the holidays, it was also a fundraiser for a local charity. Her co-workers at the …

Nantucket's Climate Resiliency

Nantucket’s Climate Resiliency

by Sarah Treanor Bois, Director of Research & Education for the Linda Loring Nature Foundation In the wake of storms like Harvey, Irma, and now José, we are often left to think about our own community. What would we do in those situations? How will Nantucket respond? Are we prepared …

Bartlett's Farm | Nantucket, MA

Eco-Responsible at Bartlett’s Farm

by Sanibel Chai John Bartlett thinks of organic growing less in terms of marketing and more in terms of common sense. His attitude toward solar power is similar. Given that Bartlett’s Farm strives to provide high quality produce and limit their carbon footprint, both choices were no-brainers. Bartlett’s Farm is …

Food Rescue Nantucket

Waste Not,Want Not – Food Rescue

by Cara Godlesky As vacationers check out of their homes at the end of their stays, they clear out their closets, refrigerators and shelves. The renters remove their leftover foods, and a lot of it gets tossed away because they cannot take it on the boats and planes home. To …

Limerick Challenge

This series of limericks first appeared in a June 14, 1924 edition of a Nantucket newspaper. It all began when the Princeton Tiger revived the then well-known limerick printed first below and the Chicago Tribune answered with the second limerick. The New York Exchange went one step further with the …

Whales on Nantucket

Have You Seen the Whales?

by Dr. Sarah T. Bois, Director of Research & Education for the Linda Loring Nature Foundation It’s not surprising to hear people talking about whales as you walk along the streets of Nantucket. Between the museums, the historic homes, and cobblestones, whales are front and center. The latest discussion however …