• You make it possible

    Your gift today makes our programs and place possible! Become a member to give children transformative Farm experiences that shape how they care for our one and only planet. Be part of educating for a sustainable future.

    Yes, I want to become a member!

  • Cheddar for Your Holidays

    Our farmstead cheddar, made from the raw milk of our Brown Swiss cows, is great for your holiday table or as a gift for loved ones. It helps support our work educating for a sustainable future.

    Order our cheddar and other farm products

  • Where educators learn, grow, and are inspired

    Educators gathered in early October to share their stories of hope, love, and resilience -- stories to support their work educating for sustainability.

    See all our professional learning programs

  • Educating for a sustainable future

    Shelburne Farms' Sustainable Schools Project

    We're educating to build a future that supports us all

    Our programs explore the ideas of sustainability for all ages, with a particular focus on children and educators.

    Come discover our education programs.

  • Our Brown Swiss herd, responsible for Shelburne Farms' award winning cheddar.

    Our campus is a working farm

    A Certified Humane dairy, organic market garden, and sustainably managed woodlands connect you to the land we all depend on.

    Come discover our working farm.

  • Walking Trails open year-round

    Come visit, learn, and explore

    Thanks for a great 2014 season! Children's Farmyard, Tours, Inn/Restaurant are closed; reopening May 9, 2015. Trails, Programs, and Welcome Ctr are open year-round.

    Learn more

  • The Inn at Shelburne Farms

    The Inn at Shelburne Farms

    Stay or dine at our seasonal inn

    The Inn and farm-to-table restaurant re-open May 8, 2015. The inn is a guest house to this amazing working farm, and your stay supports our work educating for a sustainable future.

    Come stay with us.

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Farm Blog

  • Forestry on Historic Plantations

    You’ve probably seen the "islands of evergreens" amidst the Farm's pastoral landscape, established based on early ideas of Frederick Law Olmsted in the 1880-90s. Unfortunately, these plantations haven’t aged well. We've started reclaiming them. Read more.

  • Hope, Love, Resilience in Education

    When educators gather, something amazing happens that equals more than the sum of its parts. Some say it is when 2+2 = 5, but I like to think about when 2+2= Magic! That’s what happened October 2nd at the Coach Barn at Shelburne Farms. Read more.

  • Education for Sustainability: Making the World Whole

    We took the world apart—so we could understand it, so we could explain it, and so we could teach it—but we never made it whole again. I believe that education for sustainability offers a remedy to the disconnected, disjointed state of teaching and learning. Read more.

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