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Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • 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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  • Abenaki Totem -- a guide

    October 5, 2018

    There is a totem behind the Farm Barn. Find out what it is and what it symbolizes from guest blogger Chief Don Stevens.

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  • Raise the Blade

    October 1, 2018 Sustainable Living

    We’re excited to get behind the work of Lawn to Lake, a partnership of organizations devoted to water quality protection in Lake Champlain and its watershed.

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  • Thanks for making camps possible for so many

    September 30, 2018 | Robin Turnau Education for Sustainability

    As fall and winter close in, look back at the joy of summer, and the fun and discovery shared by our more than 600 campers.

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  • New Roof on Hoop Barn

    September 26, 2018 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food

    The hoop barn at the Dairy just got a roof lift! At 19 years old, the original roof was ready for a replacement.

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  • Four-Year Cheddar!

    September 25, 2018 Agriculture / Food

    It's a rare batch of cheese that makes it to a four-year cheddar. Find out what it takes to make the grade.

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  • Nutrition, Taste, and Cost: Balancing Priorities in the School Cafeteria

    September 19, 2018 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food

    School nutrition professionals gathered with Vermont FEED to consider how to feed students nourishing meals on a budget — that they will actually eat.

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  • Welcome, Robin Turnau

    September 12, 2018 | Holly Brough

    The Farm is pleased to announce that Robin Turnau, former CEO of Vermont Public Radio, has joined Shelburne Farms as Chief Advancement Officer.

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  • Dry Summer at the Dairy

    September 6, 2018 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food

    The summer drought in the Champlain Valley has been hard on our pastures and fields, with impacts rippling out through the dairy and cheesemaking. Here's how they've been coping.

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  • Mitigating Food Waste with Creative Cooking

    August 22, 2018 Agriculture / Food

    Chef Jim McCarthy takes food waste seriously, “I like to think about how we can use all the food that is delivered to our kitchen.”

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