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Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • Farming in a Changing Climate

    July 14, 2021 | Josh Carter Agriculture / Food, Climate Resiliency, Gardening

    In response to climate change, we’re dialing in our practices to manage the micro-environment around the plants. Then we build resilience in the whole system through soil health.

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  • 2021 Formal Garden Updates: June 23

    June 10, 2021 Gardening

    Read about what is blooming in the Formal Gardens with details from Horticulturist Paul Wieczoreck and Garden Manager Birgit Deeds.

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  • From Field to Curbside: 2021 Market Garden Plans

    April 19, 2021 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food, Gardening

    Learn how we're expanding and fine-tuning our Market Garden plans as we look ahead into 2021.

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  • Spiced Squash Soup

    October 27, 2020 Agriculture / Food, Gardening

    A hearty soup from the Inn Kitchen to celebrate the late autumn harvest.

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  • Extending the Season at the Market Garden

    October 6, 2020 | Josh Carter Gardening

    As the Farm Store and Inn Kitchen prepared foods have emerged as a market for our organic produce, we've been working to extend the growing season in our Market Garden.

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  • Shelburne Farms Greenhouses & Gardens, 1880-2019

    August 25, 2020 | Julie Eldridge Edwards Agriculture / Food, Gardening

    Greenhouses and gardens have been an integral part of the Shelburne Farms landscape for over 130 years. Walk through the history of the Market Garden.

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  • Summer Squash Rolls

    August 23, 2020 Agriculture / Food, Gardening

    By their nature, summer squash plants are prolific—just a few can inundate a home gardener with a big harvest in no time at all. Chef John Patterson created this delicious no-cook summer appetizer in response to the garden abundance.

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  • Restoring the Formal Gardens, 2007-2020

    August 7, 2020 | Holly Brough Culture / Arts, Gardening

    The Formal Gardens Restoration Project has taken over a decade to complete. Here's a look back at the enormous effort involved in the four phases of work.

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  • Planting in the Market Garden

    July 21, 2020 | Lynn Wolfe Agriculture / Food, Gardening

    What does planting actually look like in our Market Garden? There's more to it than just tucking seeds in the ground. Take a look at recent planting project.

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  • From Food Waste to Compost - Enriching Farm Soil

    July 8, 2020 Agriculture / Food, Gardening, Sustainable Living

    As of July 1, Vermont has banned food waste in trash. Here's a look at how the Farm manages food waste. Hint: it's all about composting!

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