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  • Oct
    18

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45–3:45PMAdult Program

    Where does the story of our delicious farmstead Cheddar Cheese begin? Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking. Visit the dairy, meet the cows that...

  • Oct
    19

    The Borderlands - Way of the Bard Production

    Saturday, 12:00–4:00PM (time slots every 20 minutes)Special Event

    Come on a walk through the wild woods. This is the BORDERLANDS, the land where faeries dwell and magic whispers in the wind. This year, the theme is Hansel and Gretel. How do these two abandoned...

  • Oct
    19

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Oct
    19

    Cultivating Farm to Early Childhood: October Workshop

    Saturday, 8:45AM–2:45PMEducator Workshop

    Hey early childhood educators! Come explore Farm to Early Childhood (FTEC) programming with us! Cultivating Farm to Early Childhood (FTEC) is an opportunity for you — Family Child Care, Head Start...

  • Oct
    20 to 22

    ABCs of Farm-Based Education

    Sunday to Tuesday, All DayEducator Workshop

    This workshop is designed for farmers, farm-based educators, and non-formal educators. Are you looking to build a farm-based education program, or inspire your existing programming? At this...

  • Oct
    26

    The Borderlands - Way of the Bard Production

    Saturday, 12:00–4:00PM (time slots every 20 minutes)Special Event

    Come on a walk through the wild woods. This is the BORDERLANDS, the land where faeries dwell and magic whispers in the wind. This year, the theme is Hansel and Gretel. How do these two abandoned...

  • Nov
    2

    Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

    Saturday, 2:45, 3:30, 4:15 & 5:00PMFamily Program

    A crisp November afternoon is a great time to get outside with your family and enjoy Shelburne Farms by horse-drawn wagon ride! Enjoy light snacks and activities back at the Education Center in the...

  • Nov
    2

    Forest Bathing Day Retreat

    Saturday, 8:30AM–4:00PMAdult Program

    Join this remote day long retreat on the shores of Lake Champlain. With morning and afternoon walks led by your Certified Nature & Forest Therapy Guides, you will have the opportunity to...

  • Nov
    8 to 13

    Farm-Based Education Network Conference

    Friday to Wednesday, All DayEducator Workshop

    The Farm-Based Education Network's 7th Conference in the Greater Baltimore area will offer field trips to farm and garden...

  • Nov
    16

    Hawks, Owls & Falcons!

    Saturday, Drop-in any time between 10:00AM & 1:00PMFamily Program, Youth Program, Adult Program

    Hawks, owls, and falcons are all birds found right here on the farm. Come meet some of these live birds of prey in a cozy, indoor setting. Learn about each of their unique characteristics and...

  • Nov
    23

    A Taste of Autumn on the Farm

    Saturday, 10:00AM–12:00PMFamily Program

    Join us in the kitchen as we cook some tasty treats together, using some of our Vermont Fall favorites, as we learn where they come from! Recommended for ages 5 and up. Children must be...

  • Dec
    8

    Winter Gifts & Craftmaking

    Sunday, 9:30–11:30AM & 12:30–2:30PMFamily Program

    Learn how to make easy holiday goodies to give as gifts, and create “green” crafts with natural and recycled materials. Some examples of past gifts include - pine sachets, felted soaps, tree cookie...

  • Jul
    13 to 17

    Project Seasons for Young Learners: Cultivating Joy & Wonder

    Monday to Friday, All dayEducator Workshop

    Join us for a week of fun and learning on the Farm while using the Big Ideas of Sustainability to inspire your curriculum with fresh ideas. We’ll use lots of hands-on activities, protocols, and...

  • Jul
    27 to 31

    Education for Sustainability: Summer Institute

    Monday to Friday, 8:30PM–4:30PM Educator Workshop

    Spend five rich days with colleagues from around the country at an informative and restorative institute created to give you the opportunity to deepen your understanding of Education for...

  • Aug
    13 to 14

    Education for Sustainability: Immersion

    Thursday to Friday, 8:30AM-4:30PMEducator Workshop

    For those already have a strong foundation in Education for Sustainability and wish to dive deeply into their education for sustainability work, our two-day Immersion will provide you with the...


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