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Sylvia Jorrín

SYLVIA JORRÍN was a farmer raising sheep in Delaware County, New York more than 30 years. Her farm was one of the few large regional sheep farms solely owned and operated by a woman. She had published over 1,000 articles about her farm, agricultural subjects, her recipes, and book reviews in such agricultural publications as Country Folks, Small Farm Journal, and The Delaware County Times.

Sylvia’s house was photographed for Farmhouse Revival by Susan Daley and Steve Gross. Sylvia was also featured in Martha Stewart Living magazine in an article about shearing on her farm and Sylvia’s homemade recipes.

Sylvia’s Farm was chosen for the Book of the Month Club in 2005 and was also excerpted in Willie Nelson’s book, Farm Aid: Song for America. She was also the author of The Improbable Shepherd. You can visit Sylvia’s farm on her website, www.sylviasfarm.com.

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