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  • New Americans at the Farm

    September 5, 2017 | Holly Brough Education for Sustainability

    Immigrant and refugee children from Sara Holbrook New Arrivals Camp discover the Farm, new language skills, and a community when they join us each summer.

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  • A look back at School Programs

    June 22, 2017 | Holly Brough Education for Sustainability

    As we leap into summer camps, we asked a couple of our educators to take a look back at a full season of school programs, in words and pictures.

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  • Energy Update, June 2017

    June 6, 2017 Education for Sustainability, Nature / Natural Resources, Sustainable Living

    National level decisions aren't slowing our fight against climate change: we’re taking concrete steps towards renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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  • International Group Convenes for Learning on ‘Human-Animal Interaction’

    May 18, 2017 | Vera Simon-Nobes Education for Sustainability

    Here at the Farm, we know that animals have magic. The conference helped us understand that magic a bit better.

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  • A Look into Our Work with Educators

    May 12, 2017 Education for Sustainability

    Director of Professional Development Jen Cirillo explains why we work with educators, and what they’re doing when they’re learning to “Educate for Sustainability.”

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  • A Home-Cooked Feast Celebrating Farm to School

    January 13, 2017 | Ryan Morra Education for Sustainability

    Teachers from Chittenden South Supervisory Union were participating in a recent Vermont FEED professional development course. And it was all about the food.

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  • Finding inspiration from our international network of educators

    December 8, 2016 Education for Sustainability

    The Farm was recently inspired by other dedicated educators at the UN Regional Centers of Expertise Conference of the Americas in Curitiba, Brazil. Greater Burlington was recognized as a Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development in 2015.

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  • High Five for King Street

    November 29, 2016 | Linda Wellings Education for Sustainability

    We recently received a "High Five" award from King Street Center. Educator Linda Wellings reflects back on all we do for King Street kids -- and all that they do for us.

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  • 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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  • Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability

    October 14, 2016 | Jen Cirillo Education for Sustainability

    How do you galvanize teachers and students to address the most pressing sustainability issues of our time? To start, you get them all in one room. That's what we did on September 21 to launch of year of learning and change.

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