Live Local: The Farm Institute on Martha’s Vineyard

 We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Winter out here just aint that bad. And us here at Slip77 are sure to take part in the fun. We took a break from store duties to visit the new 43 members of Martha’s Vineyard. 43 (!) new lambs over at The Farm Institute in

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Live Local: A peek at Martha’s Vineyard Sea Salt

A look inside THE SEA SALT EVAPORATOR As year-rounders on the Vineyard we are lucky enough to rub shoulders on a regular basis with all the farmers, growers, herders, riders, musicians, chefs, creators, bakers and just plain interesting people with cool hobbies and even more impressive entrepreneurial spirit that are permanent residents. You’d be hard

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Pinterest DIY in a Day: Valentine’s Day Crafts

  Need to get into the Saint Valentine spirit? Or maybe you’re more like me and are always attracted to completely useless but hopelessly adorable craft projects? Well, this is a perfect afternoon time-waster if you’re on either side of that fence. These feather topped cupid arrows are a great accent to a Valentine’s Day

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Opening a Retail Store: Tradeshows (and where to eat in NYC)

For a seasonal business, our “off-season” is way busier than what most people expect. We get some time to play, but someone’s gotta put those amazingly well-designed and hand-selected items on the shelves for you to look good in all year long. In a continuation of our series about opening a retail store, we’ll look

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What to do on Martha’s Vineyard during a Winter Vacation

When most people think of Martha’s Vineyard, their thoughts go to sunblock, drinks on the harbor and even traffic. But low and behold, around every New Years Eve, Martha’s Vineyard has its own transformation. The days are finally starting to get longer but the population still seems to decline. With less and less restaurants open,

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