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  • Demystifying rennet, a key ingredient in cheesemaking

    April 16, 2019 | Andi Wandt Agriculture / Food

    We all know the main ingredient in cheese is milk, but most cheeses also contain salt, cultures and rennet. Rennet is fascinating, yet it isn't well understood by most people.

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  • Decrease Food Waste with an "Anti-Recipe" for Moroccan Chickpea Stew

    April 11, 2019 | Jim McCarthy Agriculture / Food

    Chefs have been cooking this way for centuries, and Chef Jim wants homecooks to use this sort of adaptive cooking to make use of what is already in your kitchen.

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  • Historic Champion of the Craft Movement

    March 21, 2019 | Julie Eldridge Edwards Culture / Arts

    In honor of Women's History Month, we recognize the contributions of Aileen Osborn Webb to the local, national, and international craft movement.

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  • Telling the Story of Ourselves: Who are you -- now?

    March 20, 2019 | Aimee Arandia Østensen Education for Sustainability

    I was recently one of ten Burlington area educators who traveled to Hawai’i to explore the power of place-based and culture-based education.

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  • Banana Oat Breakfast Rounds

    March 19, 2019 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food

    Throughout the years in our Farm to School work, favorite recipes have risen to the top, including this flexible breakfast or snack by Chef Jim McCarthy.

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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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