Programs For Adults

Harvesting young cattail root in our spring Wild Edibles programHarvesting young cattail root in our spring Wild Edibles program The farm offers adult programs throughout the year, exploring topics in farming, natural resources, historic preservation and more. You'll find current listings below.

The PLACE Program, offered in partnership with UVM, is a year-long exploration of the history, culture, and ecology of your Vermont community. Details at link.

Pre-registration required for all programs.


  • Mar

    Owl Prowl

    Thursday, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PMAdult Program

    Explore the world of Vermont’s winged nocturnal predators on an evening walk.  Listen for (and maybe see) some of the species who make the Farm their home.  Back indoors, warm up with hot...

  • Mar

    Lenses on the Land by Moonlight

    Saturday, 3:00 PM - 10:00 PMAdult Program

    Ignite your passion for making inspiring and unusual photographs during this afternoon and evening workshop with experienced instruction. The buildings, landscape and coastline of Shelburne Farms,...

  • May
    22 to 23

    Forest to Furniture with the Shelburne Craft School

    Tuesday to Wednesday, Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM, Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAdult Program

    Throughout the course of the program, you’ll build a rustic table or bench out of a piece of wood from a tree grown on the Farm. Begin your experience by exploring and learning about the source of...