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On the Farm, Investors Get Their Hands Dirty

Jesse Fink was a co-founder and chief operating officer of the internet travel site Priceline when it went public in 1999. The offering made him instantly wealthy, and he retired almost immediately.He and his wife, Betsy, who had met in forestry school, took their bonanza and began investing not in other high-flying tech companies but in the earth: first a vineyard on Long Island, then a peach orchard in Colorado and eventually land in Wilton, Conn., that became Millstone Farm.

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