Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • 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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  • Farming Update: Haying & Pasturing

    June 17, 2019 | Sam Dixon Agriculture / Food

    A wet spring and early summer has affected our haying production and schedule, although yields and quality are good. It appears there's no "normal" anymore.

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  • New Executive Chef John Patterson

    June 17, 2019 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food

    Shelburne Farms welcomes new Executive Chef John Patterson, joining us from Fork restaurant in Pennsylvania. Jim McCarthy, Executive Chef Emeritus, will continue on during this transition season.

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  • The Coach Barn: Welcoming Educators & Guests

    June 13, 2019 | Holly Brough Culture / Arts

    The Coach Barn is home base for much of our work with educators every summer, and welcomes our community in various ways. Here's a peek at its evolution over time.

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  • The personal challenge of addressing climate change

    June 3, 2019 | Marshall Webb Sustainable Living

    Working professionally to address climate change is one thing. Sometimes the personal decisions and life-style changes are harder.

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