Calendar

  • May to Oct
    10 to 19

    Every Day at the Farm thru Oct. 19, 2014

    Saturday to Sunday, times varyFamily Program, Youth Program, Adult Program

    Tours, Farmyard, Trails. Raptors in Residence at Children's Farmyard: Tues., Thurs., & Sat. at 1 pm. Storywalk: Follow the...

  • 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...

  • Aug to Sep
    13 to 24

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Aug to Oct
    20 to 1

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Aug
    21

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    23

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Aug
    23

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Aug
    25

    Community Farming & Grassland Birds: A Local Conservation Strategy

    Monday, 6-8 PMAdult Program

    Come hear the stories of individual grassland birds and their young and be inspired as Vermont landowners and communities to halt the declining populations of these birds in the northeastern United...

  • Aug
    25 to 29

    Lake Champlain Watercolor Workshop with the Shelburne Craft School

    Monday to Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pmAdult Program

    Join watercolor artist Joel Popadics for five days of painting, learning, and being inspired by the beautiful landscapes of Shelburne Farms. You'll stay on...

  • Aug
    26

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    27

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 9 - Aug 27. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The CFY will be...

  • Aug to Oct
    27 to 8

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Aug
    28

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    30

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Aug
    30

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep to Oct
    1 to 19

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Storywalk

    Monday to Sunday, All Day Family Program

    Follow the children's storybook, The Day the Goose Got Loose, displayed page by page along the trail. Your family can read as you walk and watch the story unfold with every step. StoryWalk is a...

  • Sep
    2

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep to Oct
    3 to 15

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Sep
    4

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    4

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Farmyard Storytime

    Thursday, 10:15 - 11:00 AMFamily Program

    Come enjoy farmyard stories with all of the animals you’ll read about! No registration necessary.

  • Sep
    6

    Wild Mushroom Foray

    Saturday, 9-11:30 AMAdult Program

    Are you intrigued by the wild world of mushroom foraging?  Join Ari Rockland-Miller and Jenna Antonio DiMare, the Mushroom...

  • Sep
    6

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Sep
    6

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    6

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Milk to Cheese Magic

    Saturday, 11:30 amFamily Program

    Milk our Farmyard cow at 11 AM, then go on a delicious milk to cheese journey. Meet our cheesemaker, taste some cheese and learn all about the cheese making process! All ages. No registration...

  • Sep
    6

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey: face to face.  

  • Sep
    6 to 7

    Landscape and Farm Planning Course with Darren Doherty

    Saturday to Sunday, 9am - 5pmAdult Program

    The Regrarians Open Consultancy (RAC) is a dynamic 2-day program designed to involve participants directly in the delivery of an integrated farm planning and development consultancy led by...

  • Sep
    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;...

  • Sep
    9

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    10

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Wednesday, 1:45 pm - 3:45 pmAdult Program

    A behind-the-scenes look at dairy farming and cheesemaking! Hear our farmers and cheesemakers explain the process of turning fresh milk into farmhouse cheddar; tour the dairy and taste cheese with...

  • Sep to Oct
    10 to 22

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Sep
    11

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    11

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Farmyard Storytime

    Thursday, 10:15 - 11:00 AMFamily Program

    Come enjoy farmyard stories with all of the animals you’ll read about! No registration necessary.

  • Sep
    12

    Tour Two Great Country Houses: The Brick House and Shelburne House

    Friday, 1:00-4:00 pmAdult Program

    Discover the relationship between two generations of American country houses on this special in-depth tour of the Brick House—the Colonial Revival Vermont home of Shelburne Museum founder...

  • Sep
    13

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Sep
    13

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    13

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Milk to Cheese Magic

    Saturday, 11:30 amFamily Program

    Milk our Farmyard cow at 11 AM, then go on a delicious milk to cheese journey. Meet our cheesemaker, taste some cheese and learn all about the cheese making process! All ages. No registration...

  • Sep
    13

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey: face to face.  

  • Sep
    16

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep to Oct
    17 to 29

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Sep
    18

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    18

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Farmyard Storytime

    Thursday, 10:15 - 11:00 AMFamily Program

    Come enjoy farmyard stories with all of the animals you’ll read about! No registration necessary.

  • Sep
    20

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Sep
    20

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    20

    Shelburne Farms 36th Annual Harvest Festival

    Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFamily Program, Special Event, Youth Program

    Come celebrate Vermont farm and forestry traditions through connections with food, agriculture, and community! This day-long festival features music, storytelling, hands-on activities for children...

  • Sep
    20

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Milk to Cheese Magic

    Saturday, 11:30 amFamily Program

    Milk our Farmyard cow at 11 AM, then go on a delicious milk to cheese journey. Meet our cheesemaker, taste some cheese and learn all about the cheese making process! All ages. No registration...

  • Sep
    20

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey: face to face.  

  • Sep
    23

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep to Nov
    24 to 5

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Sep
    25

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    25

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Farmyard Storytime

    Thursday, 10:15 - 11:00 AMFamily Program

    Come enjoy farmyard stories with all of the animals you’ll read about! No registration necessary.

  • Sep
    25 to 27

    The Vermont Traditional Foods and Health Symposium

    Thursday to Saturday, Thurs: 6:30-9pm; Fri: 9am-7pm; Sat: 9am-5pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Come learn the core principles of traditional diets, inspired by the teachings of the Weston A. Price Foundation, and explore how embracing this lifestyle can contribute to one’s health,...

  • Sep
    27

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Sep
    27

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    27

    Orienteering

    Saturday, Clinic: 9 - 10 am, Courses: 10 am - 12 pmFamily Program

    Orienteering is a sport that you use a map and compass to find your way across unfamiliar terrain.  Whether you have been doing it for years or are interested in learning this important skill,...

  • Sep
    27

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Milk to Cheese Magic

    Saturday, 11:30 amFamily Program

    Milk our Farmyard cow at 11 AM, then go on a delicious milk to cheese journey. Meet our cheesemaker, taste some cheese and learn all about the cheese making process! All ages. No registration...

  • Sep
    27

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey: face to face.  

  • Sep
    28

    Annual Choral Celebration of the Earth: World Peace & Healing

    Sunday, 4:00PMSpecial Event

    Gather in the magnificent catedral-like Breeding Barn to hear uplifting music and a blend of choral voices from All Souls Interfaith Choir, In Accord and more. Remarks will offer a message of peace...

  • Sep
    30

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    2

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    2

    Share the Harvest

    Thursday, 7:30-11:30 AMSpecial Event

    The Inn at Shelburne Farms will be participating in the annual Share the Harvest fundraiser that benefits NOFA-Vermont's Farm Share Program where limited-income Vermonters are given the ability...

  • Oct
    2

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Farmyard Storytime

    Thursday, 10:15 - 11:00 AMFamily Program

    Come enjoy farmyard stories with all of the animals you’ll read about! No registration necessary.

  • Oct
    4

    Tour Two Great Country Houses: The Brick House and Shelburne House

    Saturday, 1:00-4:00 pmAdult Program

    Discover the relationship between two generations of American country houses on this special in-depth tour of the Brick House—the Colonial Revival Vermont home of...

  • Oct
    4

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Oct
    4

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Oct
    4

    Terrific Tractors & Other Cool Machines

    Saturday, 10:00 - 4:00 PMFamily Program

    Check out our big farm machines in the Farm Barn courtyard. From John Deere tractors to some of the trucks we drive – climb aboard and pretend you are the farmer for a day!   Thanks...

  • Oct
    4

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Milk to Cheese Magic

    Saturday, 11:30 amFamily Program

    Milk our Farmyard cow at 11 AM, then go on a delicious milk to cheese journey. Meet our cheesemaker, taste some cheese and learn all about the cheese making process! All ages. No registration...

  • Oct
    4

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey: face to face.  

  • Oct
    4 to 5

    Champlain Mini Maker Faire

    Saturday to Sunday, Sat. 10 am - 5 pm; Sun. 11 am - 4 pmSpecial Event

    Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of families and individuals celebrating the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset. It showcases...

  • Oct
    7

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    8

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Wednesday, 1:45 pm - 3:45 pmAdult Program

    A behind-the-scenes look at dairy farming and cheesemaking! Hear our farmers and cheesemakers explain the process of turning fresh milk into farmhouse cheddar; tour the dairy and taste cheese with...

  • Oct
    9

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    9

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Farmyard Storytime

    Thursday, 10:15 - 11:00 AMFamily Program

    Come enjoy farmyard stories with all of the animals you’ll read about! No registration necessary.

  • 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
    10

    Farm to Table Dinner

    Friday, reception 5:30 PM; dinner 6:30 PM Adult Program

    Enjoy a family-style dinner at the Coach Barn during the Of Land and Local Art Exhibition.  Executive, Chef David Hugo and his team will prepare contemporary American cuisine highlighting...

  • Oct
    11

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Oct
    11

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Oct
    11

    Hawk Walk

    Saturday, Bird Walk 7:30 AM; Live bird presentation 10:00 AMYouth Program, Adult Program

    Enjoy a leisurely walk looking for late migrating raptors and all the other hearty birds that winter on the Farm. You'll also meet some of the Outreach for Earth Stewardship's wild raptor...

  • Oct
    11

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Milk to Cheese Magic

    Saturday, 11:30 amFamily Program

    Milk our Farmyard cow at 11 AM, then go on a delicious milk to cheese journey. Meet our cheesemaker, taste some cheese and learn all about the cheese making process! All ages. No registration...

  • Oct
    11

    Create a Crock for Fermentation

    Saturday, 9AM-1PM both Saturday, October 11 & October 25Adult Program

    Bring a new level of craft to your kitchen by making your own clay crock pot, a time-honored cooking vessel used for making sauerkraut, pickles and other fermentation recipes. Over the course of TWO...

  • Oct
    11

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey: face to face.  

  • Oct
    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;...

  • Oct
    14

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    16

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    16

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Farmyard Storytime

    Thursday, 10:15 - 11:00 AMFamily Program

    Come enjoy farmyard stories with all of the animals you’ll read about! No registration necessary.

  • Oct
    18

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Oct
    18

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Milk to Cheese Magic

    Saturday, 11:30 amFamily Program

    Milk our Farmyard cow at 11 AM, then go on a delicious milk to cheese journey. Meet our cheesemaker, taste some cheese and learn all about the cheese making process! All ages. No registration...

  • Oct
    18

    Lenses on the Land

    Saturday, 6:30am - 6:30pmAdult Program

    The farm offers a wide variety of spectacular subjects to create equally spectacular photos.  Marshall Webb and Sebastian Ventrone will guide you throughout the day both technically and...

  • Oct
    18

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey: face to face.  

  • Oct
    19 to 21

    ABC's of Farm-Based Education

    Sunday to Tuesday, All DayEducator Workshop

    Are you just starting to explore how you might open your farm for education? Looking for new ideas? Discover fun, hands-on ways to develop argricultural education programs for school groups with...

  • Oct
    25

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Oct
    25

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Milk to Cheese Magic

    Saturday, 11:30 amFamily Program

    Milk our Farmyard cow at 11 AM, then go on a delicious milk to cheese journey. Meet our cheesemaker, taste some cheese and learn all about the cheese making process! All ages. No registration...

  • 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
    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
    8

    Creating a Pollinator Enhancement Plan for Your Farm presented by Vermont Land Trust

    Saturday, 9am-3pmAdult Program

    Participants in this hands-on intensive workshop will learn about native pollinator habitat needs and create a customized habitat enhancement plan for their farm. Instructors:  Jane Sorensen,...

  • 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;...

  • 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...


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