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Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • 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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  • Fall Farming Update

    September 25, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Gardening, Nature / Natural Resources

    We caught up with the farmers who care for our land, animals, and produce – here’s what’s been happening on campus this September:

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  • BLT Tagliatelle at the Champlain Valley Fair

    September 10, 2019 Agriculture / Food

    We recently wrapped up a ten-day stretch at the Champlain Valley Fair, providing food and agriculture education to the 100,000+ fair visitors. We're sharing a favorite recipe among the crowd!

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  • Gleaning Season in the Market Garden

    August 27, 2019 | Josh Carter Agriculture / Food, Sustainable Living

    This is prime season for gleaning in the Market Garden--harvesting extra produce from the fields for various local food security organizations. Read about what it looks like.

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  • Cheesemaking at Shelburne Farms

    August 26, 2019 Agriculture / Food

    What’s the story behind our raw milk, farmstead cheddar? The Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing visited to get a behind-the-scenes tour.

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  • The future of our Farm forests

    August 23, 2019 | Dana Bishop Nature / Natural Resources

    Why a new forest management plan must be open and adaptive to the changes we are seeing around us.

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