Family Programs

Kitchen Goodies and Gifts Family Program Our Family Programs are designed for children with an accompanying adult to have fun and learn together about food, farming, and nature. Check out our upcoming offerings below and join us! 

Pre-registration required except where noted.


 

  • Jan
    31

    Bake & Shake - Bread & Butter Making

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

    We will bake our own bread from scratch to enjoy all together on a cold, wintery, January day.   We will dissect wheat plants and grind our own wheat berries into flour to make playdough while...

  • Feb
    7

    Forester for a Day

    Saturday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFamily Program

    Put on a hard hat, check out a forester's tools, watch a forester fell a tree (a big one! to allow for more sunlight so that our tiny trees can continue to grow and thrive), and learn about the...

  • Feb
    21

    Play Date! Farm & Food Fun

    Saturday, Anytime between 9:30am and 1:30pmFamily Program

    Call up a friend and make a play date at Shelburne Farms! Explore lots of theme-based, indoor activities at your own pace and schedule, with a staff member present for questions. Seating and tables...

  • Mar
    21

    Play Date! Spring on the Farm

    Saturday, Anytime between 9:30am and 1:30pmFamily Program

    Call up a friend and make a play date at Shelburne Farms! Explore lots of theme-based, indoor activities at your own pace and schedule, with a staff member present for questions. Seating and tables...

  • Mar
    28 to 29

    Vermont Maple Open House Weekend 2015

    Saturday to Sunday, 9:00am - 2:00pmFamily Program, Special Event

    Join us to learn about the sugaring process and see where maple syrup comes from. We'll have events and activities both Saturday and Sunday. Information: vermontmaple.org More details coming soon!

  • May
    3

    Dairy Day at the Farm!

    Sunday, 1 pm - 4 pmFamily Program, Special Event

    Come on down to the dairy and meet our spring calves and their amazing moms in our Brown Swiss herd!! Take a wagon ride to see the pastures and watch the calves get their afternoon milk.  This...