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07/29/19 12:00pm

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To the Editor:
When Bennett Konesni and Eben Fiske Ostby inherited Sylvester Manor grounds and made the vital decision to transform the property to create a nonprofit educational farm, it was a game changer for the community.

Privately owned grounds could be easily turned into a luxury housing development. Instead of putting more pressure on the land and a fragile water aquifer, extensive grounds are now open to the public and the Manor House museum and organic farm were established. (more…)

08/30/16 10:03am
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI East Hampton native Courtney Wingate has been hired by Sylvestor Manor Educational Farm to fill the new position of director of development.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI
East Hampton native Courtney Wingate has been hired by Sylvestor Manor Educational Farm to fill the new position of director of development.

Courtney Wingate has joined Sylvester Manor Educational Farm as director of development, a new position created by the no-profit to oversee fundraising. Born and raised in East Hampton, Ms. Wingate has over 16 years of experience in business, education and the nonprofit sector. (more…)