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  • One scholarship. And the lives it's changing.

    April 20, 2018 | Holly Brough

    Tanya, who runs a 4-star, registered home childcare in Winooski, shares how her experience last summer at our Project Seasons for Young Learners workshop was "life-changing."

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  • On Plumbing and Preservation

    April 18, 2018 | Julie Eldridge Edwards

    Water leaks and stains are something to be feared in a historic house. When we discovered one, it led to multiple restoration projects to help preserve the Inn's historic integrity.

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  • Phenology and Climate at the Farm

    April 13, 2018 | Holly Brough

    A new series of monitoring stations along the Lone Tree Hill Trail will help us track and teach about climate change at a micro-level, through the study of plant phenology.

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  • Sowing Seeds to Grow Farm-Based Education

    March 20, 2018 | Vera Simon-Nobes Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    Discover what inspires, motivates, and changes farmers and educators as they work to grow and strengthen their farm-based education programs.

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  • A Bird-Friendly Sugarbush

    February 13, 2018 | Holly Brough Nature / Natural Resources

    What does a "bird-friendly" sugarbush mean? We worked with Audubon Vermont and others to determine if our sugarbush met the criteria.

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  • A new crop at the Market Garden

    February 12, 2018 | Lynn Wolfe Agriculture / Food

    It is always exciting to experiment with growing new plants in our organic Market Garden to show the wonderful variety of foods that can be grown in Vermont. Our latest experiment is saffron.

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  • A Rediscovered Corn Sheller Gets New Life

    January 18, 2018 | Lynn Wolfe Culture / Arts, Agriculture / Food

    Market Gardener Lynn Wolf went looking for a way to more efficiently shell the popcorn and blue corn that we grow. It led to a discovery -- and a solution!

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  • An Equity Assessment

    January 17, 2018 | Holly Brough Education for Sustainability

    What is an Equity Assessment? Why is the Farm conducting one? Find out more about the Farm's work around equity, access, inclusion, and diversity.

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  • 20 Years with Outreach for Earth Stewardship!

    January 8, 2018 Education for Sustainability

    2017 marks 20 years of partnership with Outreach for Earth Stewardship. Have you ever met a mighty bird of prey here on the Farm? If so, it is all thanks to OFES!

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  • We Rise - A Book Review

    December 13, 2017 | Jen Cirillo Education for Sustainability

    Martinez uses the art of storytelling to weave a narrative that informs you about the latest in critical global issues AND makes you want to get up and take action.

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