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  • New Faculty for our Professional Learning Programs

    February 20, 2019 | Holly Brough Education for Sustainability

    Jorge Yagual recently joined Shelburne Farms as professional learning and farm to school educator. His journey here perfectly captures the rippling impact of our work with educators.

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  • Q+A: Sheep Shearing in February

    February 18, 2019 | Renee LaCoss Agriculture / Food

    Every winter, we shear our sheep at the Dairy. We asked Herdsman Renee LaCoss about the process, and get answers to the most commonly asked questions.

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  • Purple Carrots and Orange Eggplants

    February 7, 2019 | Josh Carter Agriculture / Food

    Fun and whimsy are the words that guide Josh as he selects what crops to grow in 2019 for the Inn's farm-to-table restaurant. There's a lot to plan for.

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  • Reflections on My First Year as Inn Director

    January 14, 2019 | Ari Sadri Culture / Arts

    Ari Sadri reflects back on the welcome he's received from guests, the power of this place as a "home" to many, and the profound support for the Farm's educational mission.

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  • Your Top 7 Cheese Questions Answered by a Cheesemaker

    January 11, 2019 | Andi Wandt Agriculture / Food

    We get asked a lot of questions at Farmers Markets. Here are seven of the most common questions and answers. Working the Market is one of my favorite parts of my job -- sharing Shelburne Farms with locals, regular customers, and visitors!

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  • Salad Lyonnaise

    January 10, 2019 | Jim McCarthy Agriculture / Food

    A Jr Iron Chef VT award-winning recipe developed by Chef Jim McCarthy and his student culinary team.

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  • United Nations University Recognizes Innovative Education Project

    January 9, 2019 | Jen Cirillo Education for Sustainability

    Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability, an educational initiative of two teachers and Shelburne Farms, was recently recognized as a “Flagship Project” by the United Nations for its contributions to Quality Education, one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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  • Beer Cheddar Potato Fritters

    December 10, 2018 | Jim McCarthy Agriculture / Food

    Chef Jim created this holiday-table-worthy recipe to feature the second release of our collaboration with Fiddlehead Brewing Co., our IPA-infused Beer Cheddar.

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  • Breeding Barn Rehabilitation Progress

    December 7, 2018 | Holly Brough Culture / Arts

    The latest phase in the rehabilitation of the barn is repairing the windows and associated woodwork above the building’s roofline. The restoration carpenters share their progress to date, and what it all means for this historic structure.

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  • Hope in an Era of Climate Change

    November 20, 2018 | Kerri McAllister Education for Sustainability

    In the face of reports outlining the dire impacts of climate change, it is the actions of students and teachers -- through climate change education -- that give me hope.

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