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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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  • Bringing Education for Sustainability to Local Classrooms

    May 13, 2019 | Jen Cirillo Education for Sustainability

    We celebrated Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Week by bringing the goals to the classroom and envisioning a healthy and just world with 80 third and fourth grade students.

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  • Telling the Story of Ourselves: Who are you -- now?

    March 20, 2019 | Aimee Arandia Østensen Education for Sustainability

    I was recently one of ten Burlington area educators who traveled to Hawai’i to explore the power of place-based and culture-based education.

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  • New Faculty for our Professional Learning Programs

    February 20, 2019 | Holly Brough Education for Sustainability

    Jorge Yagual recently joined Shelburne Farms as professional learning and farm to school educator. His journey here perfectly captures the rippling impact of our work with educators.

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  • United Nations University Recognizes Innovative Education Project

    January 9, 2019 | Jen Cirillo Education for Sustainability

    Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability, an educational initiative of two teachers and Shelburne Farms, was recently recognized as a “Flagship Project” by the United Nations for its contributions to Quality Education, one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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  • Hope in an Era of Climate Change

    November 20, 2018 | Kerri McAllister Education for Sustainability

    In the face of reports outlining the dire impacts of climate change, it is the actions of students and teachers -- through climate change education -- that give me hope.

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