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Our Story

Sylvan Ridge Farm is a family-owned event venue and vacation rental property just outside Milford, PA. Owners Alec and Linnea Geno live half a mile up the road with their son Everett, their two dogs Nova and Chaplin, and a small flock of free-range chickens. 

Linnea Geno (formerly Peckham) grew up on Cummins Hill and always dreamed of raising a family in her childhood home. She and Alec spent their first years of marriage living abroad, learning the hospitality business in New Zealand and then moving  to Leuven, Belgium for Alec's graduate education. The opportunity to purchase 30 beautiful acres bordering Linnea's family property initiated their move back to Milford, Pennsylvania and the start of a four-year journey developing the land into a unique venue for the wider community to enjoy. 

 

The vision Alec and Linnea have realized integrates the natural beauty and historical integrity of the farm and its impressive sylvan ridge. Read more about the property's fascinating history, explore the farm virtually here on the website, contact us to schedule a visit, and consider taking part in our ongoing story by booking your wedding, event, or vacation at Sylvan Ridge Farm!

Our Team

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Linnea

bookings manager

   Linnea grew up here in Milford, escaped for a while, and then came back for good. She co-owns Sylvan Ridge Farm with her husband Alec, and handles the venue's contracts, invoicing, web design, and social media. Her favorite pastimes are horseback riding, hiking, playing piano, reading literary fiction, and cheering for the Green Bay Packers.

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Alec

business manager

   Alec is a native of St. Louis, MO, but has taken nicely to life in the Northeast. He is Sylvan Ridge Farm's other co-owner, and oversees the financials, paperwork, and property development. In his free time he enjoys strength training, mountain biking, tabletop gaming, and reading fantasy and philosophy. He's always up for a good Belgian beer.

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Sara

event manager

Sara was born and raised in Bucks County and later returned to PA to start a family. An experienced event planner, she has been involved in venue operations at Sylvan Ridge since our first event, and naturally grew into a permanent role running tours, meetings, and of course the events themselves. She's an avid traveler, foodie, and card shark!