06/26/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Baby goats at Consider Bardwell Farm.

COURTESY PHOTO | Baby goats at Consider Bardwell Farm.

“Cheese — milk’s leap to immortality,” wrote Clifton Fadmian, the late American author, editor and radio host. If Mr. Fadiman had been around in 2016, he most certainly would have declared the cheeses from Consider Bardwell Farm a leap and a bound towards immortality.  (more…)

04/06/16 8:00am
MAGGIE HIGBY PHOTO  |  Kurt Erickson, Sylvester Manor’s Vegetable Field Manager, sowing winter rye and hairy vetch seed in the Windmill Field. September, 2015.

MAGGIE HIGBY PHOTO | Kurt Erickson, Sylvester Manor’s Vegetable Field Manager, sowing winter rye and hairy vetch seed in the Windmill Field. September, 2015.

What is a seed library? The Shelter Island Seed Library will allow anyone with a Shelter Island Library card to check out a variety of flower, herb and vegetable seeds. At the end of the growing season, borrowers are encouraged to save seeds and donate them back to the library. (more…)

09/23/15 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO |James Whitfield Thomson, author of ‘Lies You Wanted to Hear,’ will be at Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library on September 25.

COURTESY PHOTO | James Whitfield Thomson, will be at Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library on September 25.

Author James Whitfield Thomson will read from his novel, “Lies You Wanted to Hear,” at the Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogues on September 25 in the library’s Community Room at 7 p.m. (more…)

08/27/15 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Talia Carner

COURTESY PHOTO
Talia Carner

Talia Carner, the author of “Jerusalem Maiden,” “China Doll” and “Puppet Child,” will return to the Shelter Island Library to read from her latest book, “Hotel Moscow,” at the Friday Night Dialogues on August 28 at 7 p.m. (more…)