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Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • Marinated Beets with Pistachio

    September 22, 2020 Agriculture / Food

    We grow five different types of beets at the Market Garden, and the Inn Kitchen team is putting them to good use! Try Chef John Patterson's recipe for this staple root crop.

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  • Roasted Broccoli with Spicy Chile Garlic Oil

    September 8, 2020 | Tre McCarney Agriculture / Food

    Roast tender broccoli florets and toss them with this not-too-spicy sauce: the slightly charred broccoli coupled with the chile garlic oil is PERFECT.

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  • Mooo'ves in the Cheesemaking Team

    September 8, 2020 Agriculture / Food

    We are pleased to announce that this summer, Helen Cowan was promoted to Head Cheesemaker and Jack Duncan was promoted to Creamery Manager.

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  • Shelburne Farms Greenhouses & Gardens, 1880-2019

    August 25, 2020 | Julie Eldridge Edwards Agriculture / Food, Gardening

    Greenhouses and gardens have been an integral part of the Shelburne Farms landscape for over 130 years. Walk through the history of the Market Garden.

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  • What on the Farm? Wooden Drum Sculptures

    August 24, 2020 | Holly Brough Culture / Arts

    Along our walking trails, you might be surprised or puzzled by a lineup of wooden poles topped by sculpted heads both human and animal. Here's their story.

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  • Summer Squash Rolls

    August 23, 2020 Agriculture / Food, Gardening

    By their nature, summer squash plants are prolific—just a few can inundate a home gardener with a big harvest in no time at all. Chef John Patterson created this delicious no-cook summer appetizer in response to the garden abundance.

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  • Tomato Gazpacho Soup

    August 11, 2020 | Tre McCarney Agriculture / Food

    Take the flavors of Chef John’s recipe and apply it to what you pulled from your garden beds or came in your recent CSA (it’s a guide, not a rulebook).

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  • Happy Trails

    August 10, 2020 | Julie Eldridge Edwards Culture / Arts, Nature / Natural Resources

    Our trails have offered solace and peace to many in this time of COVID. Enjoy this virtual "walk" along some of our favorite spots and vistas, including the Formal Gardens.

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  • A History of the Formal Gardens

    August 9, 2020 | Julie Eldridge Edwards

    Enjoy a historic walk through the Formal Gardens through their early years and beyond, witnessing their evolution, transformation, and care.

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  • Restoring the Formal Gardens, 2007-2020

    August 7, 2020 | Holly Brough Culture / Arts, Gardening

    The Formal Gardens Restoration Project has taken over a decade to complete. Here's a look back at the enormous effort involved in the four phases of work.

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