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tomatoes | Nantucket, MA
Island Cooking, Island Science

Candy from a Vine

In the garden, a mourning dove calls. The heat of the day is already boasting of its strength, but there’s a slight wind with a gentle touch as it cools the sweat of my brow. The air is saturated and heavy, but the prize offers a brief reprieve in radiant red. It’s tomato season.

Tomatoes | Nantucket, MA
Island Cooking

A Taste of Summer Sunshine

by Maryjane Mojer Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm “There are only two things that money can’t buy, and that’s true love and homegrown tomatoes.” — Guy Clark While the rest of New England is heading for orchards and loading up bags and baskets with apples and maple syrup, year-round and fall […]

Nantucket Essays

Days Like Tomatoes

~ by Robert P. Barsanti ~ I was driving between the fields at Bartlett’s when I noticed the moon rising up from the pine trees. I pulled the old car over, but left it running. In the dry and cool Autumn air, the moon processed through one thin line to […]