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  • Summer Cheesemaking

    June 13, 2018 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food

    When our cows transition each spring from their indoor winter diet of hay and baleage to a summer outdoor diet of pasture grasses, we have to adjust our cheesemaking accordingly.

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  • Three Early Summer Dishes

    June 11, 2018 | Jim McCarthy Agriculture / Food

    As we opened the Inn & Restaurant doors this season, we asked Executive Chef Jim McCarthy, “What current dishes best represent our approach or food philosophy?”

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  • Sowing Seeds to Grow Farm-Based Education

    March 20, 2018 | Vera Simon-Nobes Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    Discover what inspires, motivates, and changes farmers and educators as they work to grow and strengthen their farm-based education programs.

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  • A new crop at the Market Garden

    February 12, 2018 | Lynn Wolfe Agriculture / Food

    It is always exciting to experiment with growing new plants in our organic Market Garden to show the wonderful variety of foods that can be grown in Vermont. Our latest experiment is saffron.

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  • A Rediscovered Corn Sheller Gets New Life

    January 18, 2018 | Lynn Wolfe Culture / Arts, Agriculture / Food

    Market Gardener Lynn Wolf went looking for a way to more efficiently shell the popcorn and blue corn that we grow. It led to a discovery -- and a solution!

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  • Shelburne Farm’s Smoked Cheddar Twice Baked Potatoes

    November 17, 2017 Agriculture / Food

    Inn Restaurant Executive Chef Jim McCarthy shares his recipe with our raw milk, farmstead smoked cheddar in the mix.

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  • Summer Camp Food Education Philosophy

    August 25, 2017 Agriculture / Food

    There are countless reasons why learning about food on a working farm is meaningful, but one of the most powerful is also the simplest: getting kids to try new things.

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  • Protecting Water Quality at the Farm

    August 11, 2017 | Sam Dixon Nature / Natural Resources, Agriculture / Food

    Protecting water quality means continually evaluating our operation and being mindful of the consequences of our actions. Over the years, we've made many changes.

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  • Farming Update – August 2017

    August 9, 2017 Agriculture / Food

    We caught up with the farmers who care for the Farms' land, animals, and produce – here's what's happening on campus in early August:

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  • Garlic Scape “Dilly Beans”

    June 21, 2017 Agriculture / Food

    Because we see them at farmers’ markets, most of us know garlic scapes shouldn't be relegated to the compost pile. But what most of us don’t know is how to use them in the kitchen.

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