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  • Warmest Wishes for a Bright 2020!

    January 14, 2020 Culture / Arts

    We hope you enjoy this glimpse of winter at the Farm Barn along with our thanks.

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  • What is Forest Bathing? with Duncan Murdoch

    January 13, 2020 | Holly Brough Sustainable Living

    We asked Duncan Murdoch, a Certified Nature & Forest Therapy guide, a few questions about "Forest Bathing" walks, which he offers regularly at the Farm.

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  • Up Close with Owls

    January 7, 2020 | Cat Parrish Nature / Natural Resources

    Kids asked lots of questions about owls at our recent Owl Pellet Detective Family Program. This blog offers up some answers. Owls are a fascinating species of bird!

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  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion: A personal and professional journey

    January 6, 2020 | Courtney Mulcahy Education for Sustainability, Sustainable Living

    School Programs Coordinator Courtney Mulcahy reflects on what our ongoing work to build an equitable and inclusive organization has meant for her and the programs she’s part of.

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  • Innovations at Farm-Based Education Conference

    December 9, 2019 | Vera Simon-Nobes Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability, Sustainable Living

    At November's successful National Farm-Based Education Conference, 7 innovations contributed to strengthening farm-based education opportunities across the country.

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  • Leading the Farm to School Movement

    November 27, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    Twenty years ago, Vermont was an early adopter of the Farm to School movement. Now, 65% of Vermont schools report having a connection with a farm or farmer!

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  • Education and Action: Climate Resiliency Fellowship

    November 26, 2019 | Kerri McAllister Education for Sustainability

    Most teachers believe climate change should be taught in schools. They're just unsure how to do it. Our Climate Resiliency Fellowship is changing that.

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  • The Man Behind the Memorial

    November 24, 2019 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food, Culture / Arts

    On your walk to the overlook beyond the Farm Barn, it's easy to miss the Lone Tree Hill Memorial, and the man honored there. Who was Derick Webb? Let us introduce you.

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  • Threading the Past into the Future: Infusing Indigenous Perspective in our Curriculum

    November 21, 2019 | Aimee Arandia Østensen Education for Sustainability

    Where is the indigenous perspective in our place-based education work? 5th grade teacher Aziza Malik, one of our EFS Leadership Academy teachers, asked this question.

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  • Expanding a Sugarbush, Tending the Woods

    November 20, 2019 | Holly Brough

    As we expand our sugarbush to increase production this year, we invited long-time sugarmaker David Marvin to assess our strategy and plans for the woodlands.

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