Blog

  • Energy Update, June 2017

    June 6, 2017 Education for Sustainability, Nature / Natural Resources, Sustainable Living

    National level decisions aren't slowing our fight against climate change: we’re taking concrete steps towards renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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  • Renewable Energy on the Farm

    July 5, 2016 | Sarah Webb Education for Sustainability, Sustainable Living

    Maybe you’ve seen the solar panels on our Farm Barn roof or visited our Solar Orchard. Recently, we added information panels to both of these structures.

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  • Working Together to Improve School Food: Shelburne Farms Hosts the James Beard Foundation’s 8th Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change

    October 15, 2015 Agriculture / Food, Sustainable Living

    Since participating in James Beard Foundation's Boot Camp here at the Farm, a three-day intensive training for chefs in policy and advocacy, I’ve been reflecting on the synchronicities between our organizations, despite our differing roles within the food sector.

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  • Support nutrition standards with Farm to School efforts

    August 29, 2015 | Betsy Rosenbluth Education for Sustainability, Agriculture / Food, Sustainable Living

    It's not time to roll back childhood nutrition standards. It's time to better reinforce them with comprehensive farm to school programs

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  • Education for Sustainability: Making the World Whole

    October 10, 2014 | Emily Hoyler Sustainable Living, Education for Sustainability

    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.

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  • Welcome to Our Farm Blog!

    September 12, 2014 | Holly Brough Sustainable Living

    We're so excited to be launching this new way to connect with you and share with you all the work that we do. Shelburne Farms is many things: farm, education center, historic property, beautiful inn. But above all, we're an organization dedicated to educating for a sustainable future. It's that simple.

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