Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • 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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  • Award-Winning Recipes from the VT Fresh Network Forum Dinner

    August 8, 2019 Agriculture / Food

    We're excited to announce that our Executive Chef John Patterson and Executive Chef Emeritus Jim McCarthy received the 2019 "Best Bite" award for their Beet Tomato Tartare and Blue Corn Pancakes - try their recipes for yourself!

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  • Firefly Research at Shelburne Farms

    August 8, 2019 Nature / Natural Resources

    ​​​​​​​A Q&A with Dr. Sarah Lower, Assistant Professor of Biology, Bucknell University

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  • Inspiring Teachers All Summer Long

    July 22, 2019 | Sarah Webb Education for Sustainability

    Summers on the Farm are bustling with educator professional learning programs dedicated to educating for a more healthy and just future. Take is a glimpse into how the summer has begun.

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  • Advancing Careers in the Maple Industry

    July 18, 2019 | Lynn Wolfe Nature / Natural Resources

    The Maple Career Development Event challenged the next generation of maple producers to build their maple production skills and explore careers in this growing industry.

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  • New: Education Day at the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival!

    July 17, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Culture / Arts

    This year, the Vermont Cheese Council has added an additional day to the Cheese Fest dedicated to educational seminars for the biggest curd nerds!

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  • North Meets Southwest Chopped Salad

    July 8, 2019 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food

    The 2019-20 Northeast Farm to School Institute cohort rolled up their sleeves for the first-ever Institute Salad Competition!

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