Outdoors

My Smith's Point sunset hike on July 6.

It is a fascinating, exhausting and exhilerating thing starting a business, and that's what I've done. This summer I launched Nantucket Walkabout, guided...
Nantucket Clean Team veteran Dr. Sarah Oktay caught in the act of cleaning Codfish Park.

Do you clean your house before the cleaning crews comes every time? Are you one of those people who completely rinses your dishes off before putting them in...
Get your island grown produce on East Chestnut Street this Saturday only.

It's the Fourth of July on Nantucket! Do you know where your farmers market is? Sustainable Nantucket's Farmers & Artisans Market is on East Chestnut...
Muskeget Island.

For those who don't know, Nantucket is a town and a county comprised of three islands. The smallest of these is Muskeget Island, registering these days at...
Jim O'Connell beautifying Codfish Park in ’Sconset.

I keep bees and so everywhere I go, I see bees flying, collecting pollent and nectar, and drinking water. Because I'm a writer, I also see typos in everything...
Two of the Nantucket farms at this year's market.

And just like that Sustainable Nantucket's Farmers & Artisans Market is back into the swing of Saturday mornings downtown. You need to get back into this...
Glassy Sesachacha on June 13.

Summer begins on Sunday, June 21. The summer solstice is finally here! Yeah! We made it through one of the worst, best to me, winters in more than 10 years and...
The 2015 Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market is alive!

It's back! Sustainable Nantucket's Farmers & Artisans Market is headlining at the intersection of Cambridge and North Union Streets on Saturday, June 20....
Adding the second brood box to my east hive.

It's been a couple weeks since I posted about my bees, so there's a lot to tell. Since my last post, I've added a second deep or, brood box to my east hive of...
A house on Sheep Pond Road succumbs to ocean storm waves.

A summary of the second of this fascinating forum.

This is my summary of Day Two, Saturday, May 9, 2015, of the Second Annual Nantucket Forum on Beach Erosion: Strategies for Adaptation in an Era of Rising Sea...
Looking down Cambridge Street at Sustainable Nantucket's Farmers & Artisans Market last summer

Sustainable Nantucket's Farmers & Artisans Market is happening again this Saturday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m at the intersection of Cambridge and North...
The Smith's Point neighborhood in Madaket after a particularly nasty storm in 2009.

Part 1 of a two-day event co-sponsored by the Nantucket Coastal Conservancy

At the beginning of May, the Nantucket Coastal Conservancy, UMass Boston Nantucket Field Station, UMass Boston School for the Environment, the Nantucket Civic...

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