Blog

  • Summer Camp for Educators

    August 19, 2016 | Ryan Morra Education for Sustainability

    We welcomed educators from near and far this summer — from Texas to Quebec and Indiana to Hawaii — every one bringing their commitment to educating for a sustainable future.

    Read more.

  • Renewable Energy on the Farm

    July 5, 2016 | Sarah Webb Education for Sustainability, Sustainable Living

    Maybe you’ve seen the solar panels on our Farm Barn roof or visited our Solar Orchard. Recently, we added information panels to both of these structures.

    Read more.

  • A Forest for Every Classroom

    May 17, 2016 | Ryan Morra Education for Sustainability

    Find out how A Forest for Every Classroom (and upcoming program, A Watershed for Every Classroom), helps educators bring students outdoors for meaningful, place-based service-learning experiences.

    Read more.

  • Talking Farm to School on World Food Day, Milan, Italy

    November 4, 2015 | Betsy Rosenbluth Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    How is Vermont's Farm to School movement growing a more sustainable future? Our presentation at the 3rd International Conference on Food Education, EXPO Milan 2015.

    Read more.

  • Educating for Sustainability in China

    November 4, 2015 | Ryan Morra Education for Sustainability, Nature / Natural Resources

    Educator Ryan Morra shares his experiences and reflects back on his recent trip to China to share the Farm's Education for Sustainability practices with middle-school students in Yunnan Province.

    Read more.

  • Jr Iron Chef Vermont

    November 4, 2015 Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    With a look back at Farm to School Month, read about our pioneering Jr Iron Chef Vermont program via Edible Green Mountains. We're thrilled to see so many other Jr Iron's pop up across the country. And we're excited for 2016's competition!

    Read More.

  • Shelburne Farms Goes to Yunnan Province, China

    October 16, 2015 | Ryan Morra Education for Sustainability

    While the fall colors are in full show in Vermont, I'm heading to Kunming, China to share Education for Sustainability practices with students, teachers, and community members.

    Read more.

  • Support nutrition standards with Farm to School efforts

    August 29, 2015 | Betsy Rosenbluth Education for Sustainability, Agriculture / Food, Sustainable Living

    It's not time to roll back childhood nutrition standards. It's time to better reinforce them with comprehensive farm to school programs

    Read more.

  • Nurturing the Whole Teacher

    July 20, 2015 Education for Sustainability

    “…Inspirational, reflective, and restorative summer professional work is so essential to nurturing the whole teacher. “ Find out how Shelburne Farms serves that role for many educators practicing Education for Sustainability.

    Read More.

  • Nature-Based Education in Early Childhood

    June 4, 2015 Education for Sustainability

    When did it become so difficult for young children to play and learn outdoors? And how can we get them back out there? Here's a preview to the upcoming conference we're hosting on Nature-Based Early Childhood Education.

    Read more.

Pages