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  • Historic Champion of the Craft Movement

    March 21, 2019 | Julie Eldridge Edwards Culture / Arts

    In honor of Women's History Month, we recognize the contributions of Aileen Osborn Webb to the local, national, and international craft movement.

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  • Reflections on My First Year as Inn Director

    January 14, 2019 | Ari Sadri Culture / Arts

    Ari Sadri reflects back on the welcome he's received from guests, the power of this place as a "home" to many, and the profound support for the Farm's educational mission.

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  • Breeding Barn Rehabilitation Progress

    December 7, 2018 | Holly Brough Culture / Arts

    The latest phase in the rehabilitation of the barn is repairing the windows and associated woodwork above the building’s roofline. The restoration carpenters share their progress to date, and what it all means for this historic structure.

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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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