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Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • Winter Sleigh Rides at the Farm

    January 29, 2020 Culture / Arts

    Offered through February, our Weekend Sleigh Rides are a great way to bundle up, get outdoors, and enjoy the winter weather!

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  • Q+A: Sheep Shearing in February

    January 26, 2020 | Renee LaCoss Agriculture / Food

    Every winter, we shear our sheep at the Dairy. We asked Herdsman Renee LaCoss about the process, and get answers to the most commonly asked questions.

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  • Warmest Wishes for a Bright 2020!

    January 14, 2020 Culture / Arts

    We hope you enjoy this glimpse of winter at the Farm Barn along with our thanks.

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  • What is Forest Bathing? with Duncan Murdoch

    January 13, 2020 | Holly Brough Sustainable Living

    We asked Duncan Murdoch, a Certified Nature & Forest Therapy guide, a few questions about "Forest Bathing" walks, which he offers regularly at the Farm.

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  • Up Close with Owls

    January 7, 2020 | Cat Parrish Nature / Natural Resources

    Kids asked lots of questions about owls at our recent Owl Pellet Detective Family Program. This blog offers up some answers. Owls are a fascinating species of bird!

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  • Post-Graduate Education Fellow - A Reflection

    January 4, 2020 | Holly Brough

    To many people, our Fellowship program for recent college graduates is kind of a "hidden" piece of the Farm. But its impacts loom large, as a recent alum of the program shares in this reflection.

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  • Innovations at Farm-Based Education Conference

    December 9, 2019 | Vera Simon-Nobes Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability, Sustainable Living

    At November's successful National Farm-Based Education Conference, 7 innovations contributed to strengthening farm-based education opportunities across the country.

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  • Leading the Farm to School Movement

    November 27, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    Twenty years ago, Vermont was an early adopter of the Farm to School movement. Now, 65% of Vermont schools report having a connection with a farm or farmer!

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  • Education and Action: Climate Resiliency Fellowship

    November 26, 2019 | Kerri McAllister Education for Sustainability

    Most teachers believe climate change should be taught in schools. They're just unsure how to do it. Our Climate Resiliency Fellowship is changing that.

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  • The Man Behind the Memorial

    November 24, 2019 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food, Culture / Arts

    On your walk to the overlook beyond the Farm Barn, it's easy to miss the Lone Tree Hill Memorial, and the man honored there. Who was Derick Webb? Let us introduce you.

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