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Fresh Festivities with Sustainable Nantucket

by Catherine Macallister How important is it to know where your food comes from and who made it? Sustainable Nantucket is a local non-profit organization dedicated to growing sustainable foods on Nantucket through a number of community programs. They operate under the mission: “To preserve the community character of Nantucket […]

Local Libations Made Easy | Nantucket, MA
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Local Libations

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Summertime is the perfect season to benefit from the bounty of the earth the far away isle of Nantucket has to offer. We have access to fresh eggs, succulent strawberries, delicious sweet corn, and all the heirloom tomatoes you can eat, along with a plethora […]

NantucketGrown Food Festival
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Cultivating a Healthy Nantucket

The NantucketGrown Food Festival is a unique event that celebrates Nantucket’s growing local food system, educates the community about the benefits of land and sea sustainability, and supports and celebrates local growers, farmers, fishermen, and food producers. For four days from October 12 to 15, the festival offers more than […]

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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 […]

Lamb Needs a Name
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Lamb Needs a Name

The Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market is holding a contest to name the new lamb born at Far Away Farm off Polpis Road.  The lamb was born in the night last Thursday to an East Frisian ewe, herself about 15 months old.  “We just bought them for our island […]