Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • 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!

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  • A look back: Slow Food International's Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto

    October 27, 2015 Agriculture / Food, Culture / Arts

    Exactly a year ago, we joined the Slow Food USA delegation to Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto, Slow Food International's biannual gathering in Italy. 3,000 delegates from 130 countries celebrate and save our food identities and multicultural heritage. Here’s a flashback via Edible Green Mountains.

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  • Kale Pesto recipe from New School Cuisine

    October 19, 2015 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food

    Try this Kale Pesto recipe from New School Cuisine cookbook, adjusted for a more family-sized batch.

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  • 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.

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  • Working Together to Improve School Food: Shelburne Farms Hosts the James Beard Foundation’s 8th Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change

    October 15, 2015 Agriculture / Food, Sustainable Living

    Since participating in James Beard Foundation's Boot Camp here at the Farm, a three-day intensive training for chefs in policy and advocacy, I’ve been reflecting on the synchronicities between our organizations, despite our differing roles within the food sector.

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  • Birds Take Flight - The work of OFES

    October 6, 2015 Nature / Natural Resources

    Outreach for Earth Stewardship has been a partner with Shelburne Farms since 1997. Find out more about their work ahead of their upcoming "Birds Take Flight" celebration.

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  • Formal Gardens Restoration - an Update

    September 2, 2015 | Julie Eldridge Edwards Culture / Arts, Gardening

    We've done a lot this year on Phase 3 of the Formal Gardens Restoration Project, with more to come this fall. Here's what's been happening.

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  • Support nutrition standards with Farm to School efforts

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

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  • Vermont Cheesemakers Festival

    July 27, 2015 Agriculture / Food, Culture / Arts

    Hot, stormy weather threatened the early hours of the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival, but fortunately, the sun came out for a great event -- to showcase our own cheese and that of so many other artisanal producers.

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  • Champlain beach rocks

    July 23, 2015 Nature / Natural Resources

    As “wishing stones,” skipping stones, jewelry, and art, these flat gray stones streaked with unmistakable white lines are a signature of Lake Champlain beaches. I’ve always wondered “What’s their story?”

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