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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 …

The Drinking Lads – Scotch Whiskey

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits The month of June gives us much to celebrate and a perfect time to focus on the milestones of the gentlemen in our lives. It has often been a rite of passage for a young …

Sustainable Nantucket Community Farm

Nurturing New Nantucket Farmers

by Cara Godlesky Prior to the boom of the whaling industry, Nantucket was a sheep herding and farming community. The first settlers on the island were small groups of farmers and wool manufacturers who hunted small game and fished, according to the Nantucket Historical Association. Today, our economy migrated far …