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  • One Rural School’s Journey to Becoming an EFS School

    October 18, 2017 Education for Sustainability

    An inspiring story of how a school found purpose and vision in the idea of sustainability. Walter Huston of Perkins Academy is an alum of our EFS Leadership Academy.

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  • Braiding Sweetgrass - A Book Review

    October 13, 2017 | Kestrel Plump Education for Sustainability

    This book helps me remember that although we can feel isolated and overwhelmed by the world, we are not alone. We are part of the natural world and, if we care to listen and notice, the plants can be our teachers, just as we are for our students.

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  • New Americans at the Farm

    September 5, 2017 | Holly Brough Education for Sustainability

    Immigrant and refugee children from Sara Holbrook New Arrivals Camp discover the Farm, new language skills, and a community when they join us each summer.

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  • Farro Salad with Smoked Cheddar & Chive Vinaigrette

    September 5, 2017

    This summer, Chef Jim McCarthy and our smoked cheddar were featured in Hannaford's Fresh Magazine as part of a recipe collection for picnic foods!

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  • Summer Camp Food Education Philosophy

    August 25, 2017 Agriculture / Food

    There are countless reasons why learning about food on a working farm is meaningful, but one of the most powerful is also the simplest: getting kids to try new things.

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  • VYCC Farm Crew Lends a Hand

    August 21, 2017 | Vera Simon-Nobes Nature / Natural Resources

    Our campus for learning isn't just for our program participants. We welcomed students from the VYCC for a tour, work-and-learn project, and to discuss our regional food systems.

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  • Protecting Water Quality at the Farm

    August 11, 2017 | Sam Dixon Nature / Natural Resources, Agriculture / Food

    Protecting water quality means continually evaluating our operation and being mindful of the consequences of our actions. Over the years, we've made many changes.

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  • Farming Update – August 2017

    August 9, 2017 Agriculture / Food

    We caught up with the farmers who care for the Farms' land, animals, and produce – here's what's happening on campus in early August:

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  • Hoofcare in the Farmyard

    August 7, 2017 Nature / Natural Resources

    Even though our Farmyard animals have retired from their working years, their hooves still need looking after.

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  • Osprey Report - July 2017

    July 10, 2017 Nature / Natural Resources

    Craig Newman of Outreach for Earth Stewardship tells us about the four adult ospreys and their chicks that have made the Farms' property their home.

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