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  • Another Farm Update: Forestry

    November 29, 2016 | Dana Bishop Nature / Natural Resources

    This fall we've done a lot of forestry work to prepare for next year's sugaring season. Our forests are another thread in the fabric of our (and all of Vermont's) working landscape.

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  • High Five for King Street

    November 29, 2016 | Linda Wellings Education for Sustainability

    We recently received a "High Five" award from King Street Center. Educator Linda Wellings reflects back on all we do for King Street kids -- and all that they do for us.

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  • Going non-GMO with our Cheddar

    November 18, 2016

    Have you seen the butterfly on our label? This past spring, we became Vermont's first third-party verified non-GMO cheesemaker and one of the first farmstead producers of GMO-free cheese in the nation.

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  • We Are the Starter Cultures of Social Change

    November 15, 2016 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    We share author, food activist, and fermentation guru Sandor Katz's fervor for getting everyone involved with the food we eat. Inspired by Katz's work, we brought fermentation into the outdoor classroom with our preschoolers.

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  • Farming Update - early November

    November 14, 2016 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food

    Just a rundown on what's happening on the Farm at this quieter time of year. It's not as quiet as you might think!

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  • Smoked Cheddar & Apple Empanadas

    November 11, 2016 | Jim McCarthy Agriculture / Food

    This delicious recipe combining our smoked cheddar with apples will be a guaranteed hit at any dinner table this holiday season.

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  • Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability

    October 14, 2016 | Jen Cirillo Education for Sustainability

    How do you galvanize teachers and students to address the most pressing sustainability issues of our time? To start, you get them all in one room. That's what we did on September 21 to launch of year of learning and change.

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  • The Power of 4-H

    October 6, 2016 | Susie Marchand Agriculture / Food

    Shelburne Explorers 4-Hers select a calf in the spring, then work with it all summer long to show at fairs.They learn so much about commitment, perseverance, and other life lessons. And they get to snuggle with calves.

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  • Educating for Sustainability: Case Studies from the Field

    September 27, 2016 | Jen Cirillo Education for Sustainability

    Discover some promising practices for how to educate for sustainability in our newly released ebook, with nine case studies and twelve contributing author educators.

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  • Of Land & Local Artist in Residence Michael Zebrowski's Farm Installations

    September 14, 2016 | Sarah Webb Culture / Arts

    Zebrowski’s installations throughout the Farm catalyze conversations about the environment.

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