11/27/19 2:00pm

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Ms. Dempsey explored the joy of cranberry this holiday season.

In the grand opera that is the Thanksgiving dinner, one of my favorite players is the unpretentious cranberry. Growing on long vines in sandy marshes, they’re primarily harvested in the Northeast, then millions of pounds of them are turned into jelly cylinders engraved with the grooves of Ocean Spray cans, where they make a command performance once a year on Thanksgiving tables. 

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09/11/19 4:30pm

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Charity Robey and Jane Lear present “Bay to Table: Clams in Oysterponds” on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. at the Orient Yacht Club.

Island writer and the Reporter Off the Fork columnist Charity Robey will be venturing across the moat next weekend to speak about local clams with fellow journalist, Jane Lear. The Reporter caught up with Ms. Robey to learn some fun facts about clams. 

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09/07/19 8:00am

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The Rev. Nancy Remkus.

Union Chapel in the Grove welcomes Rev. Nancy Remkus for Communion Sunday on Sept. 8 at 10:30 a.m. Baroque music will be performed by guest organist Joan Osborne and William Packard, on flute. All are welcome for non-denominational worship, which is the closing service for Union Chapel’s 2019 summer season. 

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08/24/19 8:00am

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The Rev. Galen Guengerich of All Souls Unitarian Church in Manhattan.

Union Chapel will celebrate Harvest Sunday and Sylvester Manor this Sunday, Aug. 25. Reverend Galen Guengerich of All Souls Unitarian Church in Manhattan will preach about “The Honorable Harvest.” Special music will be performed by the staff of Sylvester Manor.

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01/03/19 4:30pm

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Past farm apprentices lovin’ farm life.

Sylvester Manor is accepting applications for the 2019 farm season for both full-season farm apprentices and long-term opportunities for those from World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF).

Apprentices will gain experience in all aspects of vegetable production, including working with over 100 hens in a laying operation. Other livestock opportunities are possible based on interest and experience level.

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