Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • Cooking to Grow Confidence, Knowledge, and Teamwork

    November 5, 2018 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    We brought the Farm to Shelburne Community School for a salsa challenge and team building.

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  • Kicking off a Year of Cultivating Sustainable Pathways

    October 15, 2018 | Aimee Arandia Østensen Education for Sustainability

    Middle and high school aged students gathered at the Coach Barn to launch year-long projects focused on UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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  • Thanks for making camps possible for so many

    September 30, 2018 | Robin Turnau Education for Sustainability

    As fall and winter close in, look back at the joy of summer, and the fun and discovery shared by our more than 600 campers.

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  • 2018-19 Northeast Farm to School Institute Photo Recap

    July 16, 2018 | Sarah Webb Education for Sustainability

    Nearly 100 educators, school nutrition staff, administrators, farmers, and regional Farm to School organizations gathered for the Farm to School Institute.

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  • Sowing Seeds to Grow Farm-Based Education

    March 20, 2018 | Vera Simon-Nobes Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    Discover what inspires, motivates, and changes farmers and educators as they work to grow and strengthen their farm-based education programs.

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  • An Equity Assessment

    January 17, 2018 | Holly Brough Education for Sustainability

    What is an Equity Assessment? Why is the Farm conducting one? Find out more about the Farm's work around equity, access, inclusion, and diversity.

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  • 20 Years with Outreach for Earth Stewardship!

    January 8, 2018 Education for Sustainability

    2017 marks 20 years of partnership with Outreach for Earth Stewardship. Have you ever met a mighty bird of prey here on the Farm? If so, it is all thanks to OFES!

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  • We Rise - A Book Review

    December 13, 2017 | Jen Cirillo Education for Sustainability

    Martinez uses the art of storytelling to weave a narrative that informs you about the latest in critical global issues AND makes you want to get up and take action.

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  • One Rural School’s Journey to Becoming an EFS School

    October 18, 2017 Education for Sustainability

    An inspiring story of how a school found purpose and vision in the idea of sustainability. Walter Huston of Perkins Academy is an alum of our EFS Leadership Academy.

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  • Braiding Sweetgrass - A Book Review

    October 13, 2017 Education for Sustainability

    This book helps me remember that although we can feel isolated and overwhelmed by the world, we are not alone. We are part of the natural world and, if we care to listen and notice, the plants can be our teachers, just as we are for our students.

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