Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • Tomato Gazpacho Soup

    August 11, 2020 | Tre McCarney Agriculture / Food

    Take the flavors of Chef John’s recipe and apply it to what you pulled from your garden beds or came in your recent CSA (it’s a guide, not a rulebook).

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  • Have you thanked a bat, today?

    July 22, 2020 | Cat Parrish Nature / Natural Resources

    Find out what's important and cool about bats in Vermont and beyond, and why their survival is threatened.

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  • Kohlrabi-Carrot Slaw

    July 22, 2020 Agriculture / Food

    Chef John Patterson offers up a recipe using kohlrabi: a crunchy, bright slaw!

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  • Planting in the Market Garden

    July 21, 2020 | Lynn Wolfe Agriculture / Food, Gardening

    What does planting actually look like in our Market Garden? There's more to it than just tucking seeds in the ground. Take a look at recent planting project.

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  • Sugar Snap Pea Salad

    July 8, 2020 Agriculture / Food

    This popular side dish created by Executive Chef John Patterson is a fresh addition to any summer meal. Find it on our online store as a rotating option, or make it for yourself!

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  • From Food Waste to Compost - Enriching Farm Soil

    July 8, 2020 | Andrea Cronan Agriculture / Food, Gardening, Sustainable Living

    As of July 1, Vermont has banned food waste in trash. Here's a look at how the Farm manages food waste. Hint: it's all about composting!

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  • Farming for Diversity, Equity, Justice, and Inclusion: A Profile

    July 8, 2020 | Vera Simon-Nobes Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability, Gardening

    As coordinating organization for the Farm-Based Education Network (FBEN), the Farm is sharing the diversity and equity work of a founding member, The Food Project.

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  • Diving in search of Farm history (and future)

    July 8, 2020 Culture / Arts

    A local diver searches below the surface of Lake Champlain for the Farm's original water intake structure, dating to the late 1800s.

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  • Garlic Scape “Dilly Beans”

    June 21, 2020 Agriculture / Food

    Because we see them at farmers’ markets, most of us know garlic scapes shouldn't be relegated to the compost pile. But what most of us don’t know is how to use them in the kitchen.

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  • Farm staff member receives UVM Award for maple sugaring education

    June 19, 2020 | Sue Dixon Agriculture / Food, Farm to School

    Lynn Wolfe, Shelburne Farms Assistant Market Gardener, was awarded UVM's 2020 James W. Marvin Award in Conservation & Science for her work in maple sugaring education.

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