09/22/16 2:00pm
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. Sylvester Manor will host a hands-on seed saving workshop on September 24, 2015. The workshop is cosponsored by Shelter Island Library.

SAVING SEEDS

Did you know that the Shelter Island Library and Sylvester Manor Educational Farm cosponsor an heirloom Seed Library? A seed saving workshop will be held at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm on Saturday, September 24 from 11 a.m. to noon. Join Sylvester Manor farmers as they demonstrate how to save and share your seeds in this hands-on workshop, and take some flower and vegetable seeds home for your own garden. For more information, call Jocelyn Ozolins, adult services librarian, at (631) 749-0042 extension 107. (more…)

09/15/16 2:00pm
ALEXANDRA DEFURIO PHOTO | Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

ALEXANDRA DEFURIO PHOTO | Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

JAYME STONE’S LOMAX PROJECT COMES TO SYLVESTER MANOR

Focusing on the songs collected by folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, the group performing at Sylvester Manor’s season finale Creekside Concert brings together some of North America’s most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle, and reimagine traditional music.

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