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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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  • Gleaning Season in the Market Garden

    August 27, 2019 | Josh Carter Agriculture / Food, Sustainable Living

    This is prime season for gleaning in the Market Garden--harvesting extra produce from the fields for various local food security organizations. Read about what it looks like.

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  • The personal challenge of addressing climate change

    June 3, 2019 | Marshall Webb Sustainable Living

    Working professionally to address climate change is one thing. Sometimes the personal decisions and life-style changes are harder.

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  • Going "Green" in Cheesemaking

    May 29, 2019 | Madeline Born Agriculture / Food, Sustainable Living

    The cheese department recently signed on to be part of the "Vermont Green Dairy Cohort," a project of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation and Efficiency Vermont. We'll be tracking and improving the environmental footprint of our cheesemaking facility.

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  • Raise the Blade

    October 1, 2018 Sustainable Living

    We’re excited to get behind the work of Lawn to Lake, a partnership of organizations devoted to water quality protection in Lake Champlain and its watershed.

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  • Yestermorrow Design/Build Partnership

    August 21, 2018 | Holly Brough Sustainable Living

    Yestermorrow Design/Build School has been a partner for 20 years, helping us improve our educational campus as their students learn important design/build skills.

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  • 1917 Diary of Dorothy Vaughan

    November 28, 2017 | Julie Eldridge Edwards Culture / Arts, Sustainable Living

    A young girl's diary from 100 years at Shelburne Farms finds new life with students on a school program at the Farm.

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  • Drawdown - A Book Review

    November 17, 2017 | Holly Brough Sustainable Living

    This self-proclaimed "play book" and "road map with a moral compass" lays out the most impactful steps humanity should/could/must take to combat climate change. Dip or dive in. There's so much here to learn.

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  • Energy Update, June 2017

    June 6, 2017 Education for Sustainability, Nature / Natural Resources, Sustainable Living

    National level decisions aren't slowing our fight against climate change: we’re taking concrete steps towards renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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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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