• 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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  • 1917 Diary of Dorothy Vaughan

    November 28, 2017 | Julie Eldridge Edwards Culture / Arts, Sustainable Living

    A young girl's diary from 100 years at Shelburne Farms finds new life with students on a school program at the Farm.

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  • Drawdown - A Book Review

    November 17, 2017 | Holly Brough Sustainable Living

    This self-proclaimed "play book" and "road map with a moral compass" lays out the most impactful steps humanity should/could/must take to combat climate change. Dip or dive in. There's so much here to learn.

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  • Shelburne Farm’s Smoked Cheddar Twice Baked Potatoes

    November 17, 2017 Agriculture / Food

    Inn Restaurant Executive Chef Jim McCarthy shares his recipe with our raw milk, farmstead smoked cheddar in the mix.

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  • One Rural School’s Journey to Becoming an EFS School

    October 18, 2017 Education for Sustainability

    An inspiring story of how a school found purpose and vision in the idea of sustainability. Walter Huston of Perkins Academy is an alum of our EFS Leadership Academy.

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  • Braiding Sweetgrass - A Book Review

    October 13, 2017 | Kestrel Plump Education for Sustainability

    This book helps me remember that although we can feel isolated and overwhelmed by the world, we are not alone. We are part of the natural world and, if we care to listen and notice, the plants can be our teachers, just as we are for our students.

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