Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • We Are the Starter Cultures of Social Change

    November 15, 2016 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    We share author, food activist, and fermentation guru Sandor Katz's fervor for getting everyone involved with the food we eat. Inspired by Katz's work, we brought fermentation into the outdoor classroom with our preschoolers.

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  • Farming Update - early November

    November 14, 2016 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food

    Just a rundown on what's happening on the Farm at this quieter time of year. It's not as quiet as you might think!

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  • Smoked Cheddar & Apple Empanadas

    November 11, 2016 Agriculture / Food

    This delicious recipe combining our smoked cheddar with apples will be a guaranteed hit at any dinner table this holiday season.

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  • The Power of 4-H

    October 6, 2016 | Susie Marchand Agriculture / Food

    Shelburne Explorers 4-Hers select a calf in the spring, then work with it all summer long to show at fairs.They learn so much about commitment, perseverance, and other life lessons. And they get to snuggle with calves.

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  • Open Farm Week Sights and Sounds

    September 8, 2016 | Vera Simon-Nobes Agriculture / Food

    Visit several of the farms who opened their doors for this year's Open Farm Week, and discover how connecting to farm food and fiber is good for all of us.

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  • Similar but Different: Clothbound Cheddars at VT Cheese Fest 2016

    July 25, 2016 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food

    Couldn't make it to this year's VT Cheese Fest? Learn what makes Vermont clothbound cheddar special -- Cabot, Grafton, and our own clothbound.

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  • "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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  • 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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