First Place, YI Photo Contest | Nantucket, MA

And the Winners Are…

When we started our annual Nantucket Photo Contest more than 25 years ago, all the entries arrived via the US Postal Service except for two or three dozen hand-delivered by excited participants. This year, after two decades of widespread Internet access, only one participant mailed in prints to be entered …

foggy | Nantucket, MA

On Our Way Back Home

by Robert P. Barsanti I spent the weekend in New Hampshire, a long way from home. On the way up, the swamps and wetlands were punctuated with burst of red and yellow, but once at the lake, the hills and mountains remained a deep photosynthetic green. Sailboats crossed Winnipesaukee while …

NantucketGrown | Nantucket, MA

Nantucket Grown

Four days of food, fun, and education, the NantucketGrown™ Food Festival celebrates what is fresh, local, and sustainable from Nantucket growers, farmers, fishermen, and food producers. This year the festival runs from October 11 to 14, with nine special events. Tickets to all events can be purchased at SustainableNantucket.org At …

Fall Cocktails | Nantucket, MA

Fall Cocktails

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay After Columbus Day weekend, several of Nantucket’s seasonal hot spot dining establishments will be shuttering their doors until Nantucket Christmas Stroll or Daffy Fest 2019. Luckily, there are numerous locations that do remain open for those who enjoy the lush taste of food …

apples | Nantucket, MA

Fall Fresh

by Maryjane Mojer Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm Most fruits and vegetables are available year round in any grocery store. Sure, there are displays that are seasonal: corn in the summer, asparagus in the spring, apples in the fall. Yet all of these can be found when they are not usually …

The Ship's Inn | Nantucket, MA

Best Bites of 2018

by Carl Oscar Olson You might say the staff at Yesterday’s Island have it made. Nearly every week during the Summer season, we are treated to not only the best dining on Nantucket, but often in the state and country as well. After each fantastic meal, we pass the review …

controlled burns | Nantucket, MA

Why Fire?

by Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation There has been a long tradition of fire ecology on Nantucket. While the amount of fire the Wampanoag used to alter the landscape is unclear, our Native American predecessors most likely used fire as …

Black-Eyed Susan's | Nantucket, MA

The Pleasures of Autumn

We arrived a little early, just two other tables and three stools at the counter were occupied. Wait staff was doing final prep and Chef de Cuisine Todd Edwards and his staff were busy at the open kitchen. You can see all the action from every seat in the house …

Citizen Science Weekend | Nantucket, MA

Who’s Your Scientist?

by Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Have you ever wondered where Nantucket bats spend their time? Do you have questions about prescribed fire use on the island? How about those invasive green crabs? The Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative (NBI) is at …