01/03/19 4:30pm

SYLVESTER MANOR PHOTOS
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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11/29/18 8:00am

COURTESY PHOTO
On November 20 Shelter Island School held a bagel breakfast in celebration of 77 students in grades 6 to 12 who achieved either Honor Roll or High Honor Roll status for the first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year.

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11/21/18 8:00am

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Thanksgiving Shelter Island style: scallops and Brussels sprouts.

If pilgrims and Native Americans actually had a feast of Thanksgiving in the fall of 1621, they probably ate bay scallops, and probably did not eat turkey. Certainly, the Butterball had not yet been invented.

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