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  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion: A personal and professional journey

    January 6, 2020 | Courtney Mulcahy Education for Sustainability, Sustainable Living

    School Programs Coordinator Courtney Mulcahy reflects on what our ongoing work to build an equitable and inclusive organization has meant for her and the programs she’s part of.

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  • Innovations at Farm-Based Education Conference

    December 9, 2019 | Vera Simon-Nobes Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability, Sustainable Living

    At November's successful National Farm-Based Education Conference, 7 innovations contributed to strengthening farm-based education opportunities across the country.

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  • Leading the Farm to School Movement

    November 27, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    Twenty years ago, Vermont was an early adopter of the Farm to School movement. Now, 65% of Vermont schools report having a connection with a farm or farmer!

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  • Education and Action: Climate Resiliency Fellowship

    November 26, 2019 | Kerri McAllister Education for Sustainability

    Most teachers believe climate change should be taught in schools. They're just unsure how to do it. Our Climate Resiliency Fellowship is changing that.

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  • Threading the Past into the Future: Infusing Indigenous Perspective in our Curriculum

    November 21, 2019 | Aimee Arandia Østensen Education for Sustainability

    Where is the indigenous perspective in our place-based education work? 5th grade teacher Aziza Malik, one of our EFS Leadership Academy teachers, asked this question.

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  • Cooking with Pumpkin

    October 30, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    While many pumpkins are carved into jack o’lanterns for trick or treating, many remain intact. It is easy to forget that these squash are edible, and a great way to engage children in cooking after the holiday.

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  • Celebrating Farm to School Month

    October 30, 2019 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate connections happening all over the country between children and local food. Here are some of the highlights from the month's festivities and initiatives.

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  • What world do YOU want in 2030?

    October 30, 2019 | Sarah Webb Education for Sustainability

    Our Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability Program challenges teams of students to make a difference in their communities by addressing one of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals at the local level.

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  • Representatives from the Americas meet to address education for human health and the environment

    October 7, 2019 | Holly Brough Education for Sustainability

    Shelburne Farms and partners hosted the 8th annual gathering of U.N. Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development -- those from the Americas. Greater Burlington is one these centers.

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  • Inspiring Teachers All Summer Long

    July 22, 2019 | Sarah Webb Education for Sustainability

    Summers on the Farm are bustling with educator professional learning programs dedicated to educating for a more healthy and just future. Take is a glimpse into how the summer has begun.

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