Calendar

 by type, topic, or timeframe, or show all events.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL PROGRAMS, EXCEPT WHERE NOTED.

E.g., 10/26/2014
  • Jul to May
    21 to 2

    Watershed for Every Classroom

    Monday to Saturday, 8am-5pmEducator Workshop

    WEC is a year-long, professional development experience for K-12 teachers in VT, NY, and Quebec. Join your colleagues to explore the rich ecological and cultural stories of the Lake Champlain...

  • Oct
    9 to 26

    "Of Land and Local" Art Exhibition

    Thursday to Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm dailySpecial Event

    Now in its second year, Of Land & Local is a multidisciplinary, state-wide exhibition designed to initiate a dialogue about issues surrounding the Vermont landscape.  Our shared history in...

  • Oct
    29 to 30

    Study Tour of Quebec Agritourism

    Wednesday to Thursday, 9 am Wednesday - 6 pm ThursdayEducator Workshop

    Join fellow farmers, food business owners, service providers and educators and learn directly from the people who make the Eastern Townships a vibrant agritourism destination.  A delicious...

  • Oct to Nov
    30 to 2

    Earthtime: Living Practice/ Practice for Living

    Thursday to Sunday, all dayAdult Program

    A retreat that creates sacred space for reciprocal communication and relationship with nature and the unseen world. It focuses on practices intended to connect us with the Earth’s rhythms,...

  • Nov
    1

    Raptor Romp

    Saturday, 10 am - 1 pmFamily Program

    Enjoy a fall walk and meet Outreach For Earth Stewardship’s education raptors in their natural environment. OFES’s birds will “speak” through their interpreters to reveal...

  • Nov
    6

    Food Culture in a New Land, "Of Land & Local"

    Thursday, 6-8 pmAdult Program

    Everyone has that favorite dish that was served at the holiday table or family gatherings and often times those dishes are deeply rooted in food culture, passed down from generation to generation....

  • Nov
    8

    Moonlit Wagon Rides

    Saturday, 5:15 pm, 6:00 pm, 6:45 pm, 7:30 pmFamily Program

    A moonlit evening is a great time to get outside and enjoy Shelburne Farms by horse drawn wagon ride! Celebrate this magical time of year with light snacks and activities back at the McClure...

  • Nov
    11

    Aspiring Naturalist Teens Monthly Program

    Tuesday, 4:30 - 7:00pmYouth Program

    Join the Aspiring Naturalist Teens for of our monthly exploration. Each month we practice primitive skills — fire by friction, carving, foraging for wild edibles, tracking animals, and more;...

  • Nov
    15

    Farm Craft: Past & Present

    Saturday, 10am - 12pmFamily Program

    Let's spin wool, dip candles, and make butter while comparing a young person's life on the farm in the 1800s and today.  

  • Nov
    28 to 30

    Thanksgiving Weekend at the Welcome Center

    Friday to Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pmSpecial Event

    Shop and ship early and save 10% on all catalog mail orders! Our staff will advise and take your orders for holiday Farm gifts for local or far-away friends and family. Cheese tastings, hot cider,...

  • Dec
    9

    Aspiring Naturalist Teens Monthly Program

    Tuesday, 4:30 - 7:00pmYouth Program

    Join the Aspiring Naturalist Teens for of our monthly exploration. Each month we practice primitive skills — fire by friction, carving, foraging for wild edibles, tracking animals, and more;...

  • Dec
    13

    Winter Gifts

    Saturday, Two sessions: 9:30am - 11:30am & 12:30pm - 2:30pmFamily Program

    Learn how to make easy, holiday goodies to give as gifts, and create "green" crafts with natural and recycled materials. You'll have fun and be inspired to make more handmade gifts!

  • Feb
    10

    Aspiring Naturalist Teens Monthly Program

    Tuesday, 4:30 - 7:00pmYouth Program

    Join the Aspiring Naturalist Teens for of our monthly exploration. Each month we practice primitive skills — fire by friction, carving, foraging for wild edibles, tracking animals, and more;...

  • Mar
    10

    Aspiring Naturalist Teens Monthly Program

    Tuesday, 4:30 - 7:00pmYouth Program

    Join the Aspiring Naturalist Teens for of our monthly exploration. Each month we practice primitive skills — fire by friction, carving, foraging for wild edibles, tracking animals, and more;...

  • Apr
    14

    Aspiring Naturalist Teens Monthly Program

    Tuesday, 4:30 - 7:00pmYouth Program

    Join the Aspiring Naturalist Teens for of our monthly exploration. Each month we practice primitive skills — fire by friction, carving, foraging for wild edibles, tracking animals, and more;...

  • Apr
    17

    NEW! Education for Sustainability Leadership Academy

    Friday, all dayEducator Workshop

    A year-long, residential, leadership academy for those wishing to be part of a learning community exploring education for sustainability, systems thinking, and school transformation.​ Dates:...

  • May
    7 to 8

    A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC)

    Thursday to Friday, Multiple all-day sessions, some overnightsEducator Workshop

    May 7-8, 2015 will be the start of our year-long, place-based education program for educators, A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC), offered at various locations in partnership with...

  • May
    12

    Aspiring Naturalist Teens Monthly Program

    Tuesday, 4:30 - 7:00pmYouth Program

    Join the Aspiring Naturalist Teens for of our monthly exploration. Each month we practice primitive skills — fire by friction, carving, foraging for wild edibles, tracking animals, and more;...

  • May
    19 to 21

    Pasture to Palate: A Farmstead Cheesemaking Journey

    Tuesday to Thursday, 8 AM Tuesday - 4 pm ThursdayAdult Program

    Experience the cheesemaking process from the ground up during this three-day program.  Using The Inn at Shelburne Farms and our dairy barns, pastures, and cheesemaking facility as your classroom...

  • May
    22 to 24

    Bedrock to Birds: Exploring the natural history of the Shelburne landscape at spring migration

    Friday to Sunday, Friday 5 pm - Sunday 1:30 pmAdult Program

    Celebrate the mysteries of spring migration. With birds as your focus, explore the natural history of the landscape: investigate connections between bedrock, soils, plant distribution, animal...

  • Jul
    8 to 11

    A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC)

    Wednesday to Saturday, OFF-SITE. Multiple all-day sessions, some overnightsEducator Workshop

    A continuation of our year-long, place-based education program for educators, A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC), offered at various locations in partnership with...

  • Jul
    13 to 16

    Project Seasons for Young Learners: Cultivating Joy & Wonder

    Monday to Thursday, 9:00 am–4:30 pmEducator Workshop

    Enrich your early childhood curriculum using the lens of sustainability. The four days will be rich with opportunities to look at your present curriculum with sustainability in mind, and acquire new...

  • Jul
    16 to 17

    NEW! Education for Sustainability Immersion

    Thursday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pmEducator Workshop

    For those wishing to dive deeply into their education for sustainability work in a residential, retreat-like setting. Limited to 15 participants. Includes accommodations at the Inn at Shelburne...

  • Jul
    27 to 31

    The Summer Institute on Education for Sustainability

    Monday to Friday, 8:30 am–4:30 pm Educator Workshop

    Spend five rich days with colleagues around the country at an informative and restorative institute created to give you the opportunity to deepen your understanding of education for sustainability....

  • Sep
    25 to 26

    A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC)

    Friday to Saturday, OFF-SITE. Multiple all-day sessions, some overnightsEducator Workshop

    A continuation of our year-long, place-based education program for educators, A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC), offered at various locations in partnership with...

  • Jan
    29 to 30

    A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC)

    Friday to Saturday, OFF-SITE. Multiple all-day sessions, some overnightsEducator Workshop

    A continuation of our year-long, place-based education program for educators, A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC), offered at various locations in partnership with...

  • May
    6 to 7

    A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC)

    Friday to Saturday, OFF-SITE. Multiple all-day sessions, some overnightsEducator Workshop

    The closing of our year-long, place-based education program for educators, A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC), offered at various locations in partnership with...