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Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • Historic Champion of the Craft Movement

    March 21, 2019 | Julie Eldridge Edwards Culture / Arts

    In honor of Women's History Month, we recognize the contributions of Aileen Osborn Webb to the local, national, and international craft movement.

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  • Telling the Story of Ourselves: Who are you -- now?

    March 20, 2019 | Aimee Arandia Østensen Education for Sustainability

    I was recently one of ten Burlington area educators who traveled to Hawai’i to explore the power of place-based and culture-based education.

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  • New Faculty for our Professional Learning Programs

    February 20, 2019 | Holly Brough Education for Sustainability

    Jorge Yagual recently joined Shelburne Farms as professional learning and farm to school educator. His journey here perfectly captures the rippling impact of our work with educators.

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  • Purple Carrots and Orange Eggplants

    February 7, 2019 | Josh Carter Agriculture / Food

    Fun and whimsy are the words that guide Josh as he selects what crops to grow in 2019 for the Inn's farm-to-table restaurant. There's a lot to plan for.

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  • Reflections on My First Year as Inn Director

    January 14, 2019 | Ari Sadri Culture / Arts

    Ari Sadri reflects back on the welcome he's received from guests, the power of this place as a "home" to many, and the profound support for the Farm's educational mission.

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  • Your Top 7 Cheese Questions Answered by a Cheesemaker

    January 11, 2019 Agriculture / Food

    We get asked a lot of questions at Farmers Markets. Here are seven of the most common questions and answers. Working the Market is one of my favorite parts of my job -- sharing Shelburne Farms with locals, regular customers, and visitors!

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  • Salad Lyonnaise

    January 10, 2019 Agriculture / Food

    A Jr Iron Chef VT award-winning recipe developed by Chef Jim McCarthy and his student culinary team.

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  • United Nations University Recognizes Innovative Education Project

    January 9, 2019 | Jen Cirillo Education for Sustainability

    Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability, an educational initiative of two teachers and Shelburne Farms, was recently recognized as a “Flagship Project” by the United Nations for its contributions to Quality Education, one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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  • Beer Cheddar Potato Fritters

    December 10, 2018 Agriculture / Food

    Chef Jim created this holiday-table-worthy recipe to feature the second release of our collaboration with Fiddlehead Brewing Co., our IPA-infused Beer Cheddar.

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  • Breeding Barn Rehabilitation Progress

    December 7, 2018 | Holly Brough Culture / Arts

    The latest phase in the rehabilitation of the barn is repairing the windows and associated woodwork above the building’s roofline. The restoration carpenters share their progress to date, and what it all means for this historic structure.

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