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Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • Going "Green" in Cheesemaking

    May 29, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Sustainable Living

    The cheese department recently signed on to be part of the "Vermont Green Dairy Cohort," a project of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation and Efficiency Vermont. We'll be tracking and improving the environmental footprint of our cheesemaking facility.

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  • Supporting COTS with New Family Cooking Program

    May 29, 2019 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food

    When COTS began planning for their new program to involve its families in cooking, they reached out to us for support in working with youth (and adults!) in the kitchen.

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  • Bringing Education for Sustainability to Local Classrooms

    May 13, 2019 | Jen Cirillo Education for Sustainability

    We celebrated Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Week by bringing the goals to the classroom and envisioning a healthy and just world with 80 third and fourth grade students.

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  • Replanting Poplar Drive and Main Entrance Drive

    May 13, 2019 | Holly Brough Nature / Natural Resources

    This spring, we've replanted Eastern Cottonwood trees along historic Poplar Drive, as well as young Sycamore trees along the main drive entering the Farm.

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  • Decrease Food Waste with an "Anti-Recipe" for Moroccan Chickpea Stew

    April 11, 2019 Agriculture / Food

    Chefs have been cooking this way for centuries, and Chef Jim wants homecooks to use this sort of adaptive cooking to make use of what is already in your kitchen.

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  • 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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