Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • "Weeds" and Medicine – Walking with an Herbalist

    July 22, 2016 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food

    Guido Masé, Chief Herbalist at Urban Moonshine, teacher, and author led us up the hill beyond the Farm Barn to find plant-based medicines growing right under our noses.

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  • Renewable Energy on the Farm

    July 5, 2016 | Sarah Webb Education for Sustainability, Sustainable Living

    Maybe you’ve seen the solar panels on our Farm Barn roof or visited our Solar Orchard. Recently, we added information panels to both of these structures.

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  • Summer Kale and Scallion Frittata

    July 5, 2016 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food

    Chef Jim McCarthy is sharing a quick and painless recipe to utilize those hearty greens at the breakfast table — a Kale and Scallion Frittata.

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  • Farming Update - June 15, 2016

    June 14, 2016 Agriculture / Food

    Shelburne Farms is a working farm, and food we grow honors and preserves the land it comes from. Read the latest updates from our across the farm.

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  • It's Strawberry Season!

    June 14, 2016 | Josh Carter Agriculture / Food, Gardening

    Strawberries are everyone's favorite this time of year. Here's how we grow them (and what you can make with them!).

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  • The Survival of Grassland Birds

    May 25, 2016 | Holly Brough

    We welcome guest blogger Noah Perlut's fascinating account of his research on Bobolinks and Savannah Sparrows at Shelburne Farms, and its power to help protect these threatened birds.

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  • A Forest for Every Classroom

    May 17, 2016 | Ryan Morra Education for Sustainability

    Find out how A Forest for Every Classroom (and upcoming program, A Watershed for Every Classroom), helps educators bring students outdoors for meaningful, place-based service-learning experiences.

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  • Farming Update - May 4, 2016

    May 4, 2016 Agriculture / Food

    Here's what's happening around our working farm as we open for the season. From the Dairy, to the Market Garden, to our woodlands, here's that latest.

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  • Sugaring in a Changing Climate

    April 3, 2016 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food, Nature / Natural Resources

    How will climate change impact sugaring in Vermont? We don't know all the answers, but we're encouraging students on our "Sugaring by the Numbers" field trip to start asking and observing.

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  • Announcing Orange Cheddar!

    April 1, 2016 Agriculture / Food

    Tired of boring old pale cheese? We are too! So we've crafted one batch of new orange cheddar for you. Find out the hows and whys of this long tradition of orange cheeses (including our own).

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