SLIDESHOW: What We Ate and Heard at Plant & Sing (or We Love You, Bennett)

Farmer Bennett Konesni jokingly calls Plant & Sing–the harvest-cum-music-fest he and his farm colleagues have put on for the last five years at Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island–the “Tom Sawyer” festival: attendees are encouraged to help dig sweet potatoes one day and plant the farm’s garlic the next. But the rewards–eats, drinks and sounds that fill the air–are ample.