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Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • 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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  • Hope in an Era of Climate Change

    November 20, 2018 | Kerri McAllister Education for Sustainability

    In the face of reports outlining the dire impacts of climate change, it is the actions of students and teachers -- through climate change education -- that give me hope.

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  • Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Tahini Yogurt

    November 9, 2018 Agriculture / Food

    This Moroccan-inspired dish is one of Chef Jim’s favorites, using a savory yogurt to pair with sweetly-seasoned roast Brussels sprouts.

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  • Cooking to Grow Confidence, Knowledge, and Teamwork

    November 5, 2018 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    We brought the Farm to Shelburne Community School for a salsa challenge and team building.

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  • Our Holiday Catalog Has Arrived!

    November 1, 2018 Agriculture / Food

    Our cheddar and farm products offer something for everyone's holiday table and gift list!

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  • Kicking off a Year of Cultivating Sustainable Pathways

    October 15, 2018 | Aimee Arandia Østensen Education for Sustainability

    Middle and high school aged students gathered at the Coach Barn to launch year-long projects focused on UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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  • Farewell to Poplar Drive

    October 10, 2018 | Holly Brough Nature / Natural Resources

    At the close of the season, the aging and dying trees along Poplar Drive will be taken down. New trees will be planted in their stead.

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