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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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  • 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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  • Of Land & Local Artist in Residence Michael Zebrowski's Farm Installations

    September 14, 2016 | Sarah Webb Culture / Arts

    Zebrowski’s installations throughout the Farm catalyze conversations about the environment.

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  • Loss of Old Dairy Barn

    September 11, 2016 | Alec Webb Culture / Arts

    On Sunday, September 11, 2016, the Old Dairy Barn at Shelburne Farms burned to the ground, likely due to a lightning strike. No animals or people were hurt.

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  • A look back: Slow Food International's Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto

    October 27, 2015 Agriculture / Food, Culture / Arts

    Exactly a year ago, we joined the Slow Food USA delegation to Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto, Slow Food International's biannual gathering in Italy. 3,000 delegates from 130 countries celebrate and save our food identities and multicultural heritage. Here’s a flashback via Edible Green Mountains.

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  • Restoring the Formal Gardens - 2015 Update

    September 2, 2015 | Julie Eldridge Edwards Culture / Arts, Gardening

    We've done a lot this year on Phase 4 of the Formal Gardens Restoration Project, with more to come this fall. Here's what's been happening.

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  • Vermont Cheesemakers Festival

    July 27, 2015 Agriculture / Food, Culture / Arts

    Hot, stormy weather threatened the early hours of the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival, but fortunately, the sun came out for a great event -- to showcase our own cheese and that of so many other artisanal producers.

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  • Creating & Installing Art

    July 7, 2015 | Rosalyn Graham Culture / Arts

    Two local artists are at work on the Farm creating art installations for October's "Of Land and Local" Exhibition.

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  • Preparing an Historic Inn for the Season

    May 7, 2015 | Julie Eldridge Edwards Culture / Arts

    A behind-the-scenes peek at some of the restoration projects that ready the inn for opening, in support of the Farm's educational mission.

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  • Agritourism Guides for Farmers

    February 17, 2015 | Vera Simon-Nobes Agriculture / Food, Culture / Arts

    Agriculture and tourism are both vibrant contributors to Vermont. Now with new guides to support them, Vermont farmers can think creatively and realistically about how to engage customers in activities on their farms.

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