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First Place, Tom Griswold, Oldest House in Spring

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 …

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 …

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 …