Margolis, who recently opened Nantucket Culinary Center with her husband Greg, is a big fan of the guerrilla farming scene on Nantucket, where small farms are "growing really weird things" like an herb called "anise hyssop," used at NCC. She recommends checking out the Sustainable Nantucket, which hosts weekly farmers markets and farm-to-table feasts.
Visit on August 32nd
If you think your summer vacation has to take place from June-August, you’re not thinking like a Nantucketer. September, also known as August 32nd through August 62nd, is the absolute best time to visit the island, according to Benzie.