Respoke is all about transformation: repurposing iconic scarves into gorgeous espadrilles, other footwear, hats, furniture, and now fine art! Within their newly refreshed space at 41 Straight Wharf, Respoke Co-Founder, Chris Bartick’s mixed media artwork incorporates remnant silk scarves from the Respoke shoe making process. The subject matter includes graceful whales’ tales and local iconography such as Great Point Lighthouse.
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Nantucket is known for beautiful gardens and window boxes and for its philanthropy. On Thursday, June 22, a charity auction offer many chances to combine both when Blooming Bids for Fairwinds is held at Bartlett’s Farm. Now in it’s 23rd year this annual event auctions artfully one-of-a-kind decorated designer garden planters and window boxes created and donated by our island’s top landscapers, nurseries, florists, and gardeners to benefit Nantucket’s counseling center.
Over the last fifteen years, 6th generation farmer/owner, Dave Bartlett, has been transitioning every aspect of Bartlett’s Farm’s field-grown produce to Certified Organic. I t has been a long and arduous process, with endless lists of requirements, years of transitioning the fields away from conventional approaches, buffer zones, long inspections, […]
Precious Gems and Passion,
From Head to Toe at Murray’s,
Four This Year from the Farm!
Things are certainly growing here in Nantucket, and Blooming Bids for Kids is entering their 20th year. This year on June 28, organizers at Fairwinds are planning a hybrdid event that you can attend whether you’re on- or off-island. For two decades, this fundraiser has supported Nantucket children and adolescents […]
Since the beginnings of the pandemic restrictions in March, there’s been a surge in home cooking. From sourdough everything to complicated pies and homestead recipes for foraged harvests, island residents have been spending more time than ever in their kitchens, experimenting and sharing successes.
UPDATE from the Dreamland ON APRIL 28…“We are simply blown away. In less than four days our community has raised more than $100,000 toward The Dreamland Drive-In at Bartlett’s Farm, AND we have JUST received a challenge gift of $25,000 from long-time friend and generous donor of The Dreamland, Seth […]
by Catherine Macallister If you haven’t made your way Bartlett’s Farm for the Lightship Basket Museum’s Annual Yard Sale, make sure to put it on your calendar for Saturday November 23 and Sunday November 24, 2019. This is more than just a typical yard sale, items of every kind are […]
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 […]