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Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • Leading the Farm to School Movement

    November 27, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    Twenty years ago, Vermont was an early adopter of the Farm to School movement. Now, 65% of Vermont schools report having a connection with a farm or farmer!

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  • Education and Action: Climate Resiliency Fellowship

    November 26, 2019 | Kerri McAllister Education for Sustainability

    Most teachers believe climate change should be taught in schools. They're just unsure how to do it. Our Climate Resiliency Fellowship is changing that.

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  • The Man Behind the Memorial

    November 24, 2019 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food, Culture / Arts

    On your walk to the overlook beyond the Farm Barn, it's easy to miss the Lone Tree Hill Memorial, and the man honored there. Who was Derick Webb? Let us introduce you.

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  • Get Cooking with Jr Iron Chef VT 2020!

    November 8, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Culture / Arts

    For a taste of the competition, try Green Mountain Technology & Career Center’s recipe for Rich and Creamy Ratatouille in a Roasted Pepper Sauce, which won the 2019 Crowd Pleaser Award.

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  • Farewell to Dudley

    November 7, 2019 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food

    We recently lost our dear donkey, Dudley, to old age. He was a longtime fixture in the Children's Farmyard. Look back on his years with us.

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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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  • Three Sisters Soup

    October 8, 2019 Agriculture / Food

    We collaborated with local partners to create a dinner in celebration of the Abenaki agricultural year. Each dish featured an important Abenaki crop, including this Three Sisters Soup.

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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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