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Wild side: farms as habitat

In addition to pecking Wild Side columns for the MV Times, my professional life includes roles with BiodiversityWorks and the Betsy and Jesse Fink Family Foundation. Both entities share my interest in sustainability and biodiversity…

It was then: TM Silvia

Theophilus Miguel "TM" Silvia was born in 1877 in Ilha de São Nicolau, a mountainous island in the Republic of Cape Verde, the volcanic archipelago nation off the coast of…

Prepare for the fair

The 159th Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair will be held August 19-22, and people are already gearing up for the many events, jobs and entertainment opportunities that are being…

It was then: pig tales

Martha's Vineyard is not known for its pigs, but pigs have always been a critically important island livestock; only sheep and cattle were more numerous in past centuries. The earliest…