Programs For Adults

Harvesting young cattail root in our spring Wild Edibles programThe 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.


 

  • 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...

  • Dec
    8

    Create a Winter Centerpiece

    Sunday, 1:30–3:00PMAdult Program

    Please join Inn floral designers Victoria Dilley and Abby Todia for an afternoon creating a winter evergreen centerpiece. Various evergreen foliage, pine cones and berries collected from the...

  • Dec
    11

    Winter Wellness with Hands-on Medicine Making with Spoonful Herbals

    Wednesday, 5:00–7:00PMAdult Program

    Join community herbalists Katherine Elmer and Kara Buchanan to explore key herbal strategies to prevent and relieve symptoms of common winter ailments. Participants will learn how to make...

  • Jan
    11 to 12

    Wilderness First Aid Two-Year Certification

    Saturday to Sunday, 8:00AM–5:00PM each day with an hour break for lunch (bring your own)Adult Program

    Prepare for the unexpected with this fun, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine taught over two full days (optional on-site accomodations available). If you like to take short trips...

  • Feb
    15

    Forest Bathing

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

    Experience the  winter wonderland and connect to nature. Slowly walk and pause amongst the quiet dormant trees, fluttering birds and scurrying animals. Enjoy the stunning beauty on the land...

  • Mar
    14

    Forest Bathing

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

    Experience the  winter wonderland and connect to nature. Slowly walk and pause amongst the quiet dormant trees, fluttering birds and scurrying animals. Enjoy the stunning beauty on the land...

  • Mar
    22

    Photography for Naturalists

    Sunday, 8:00AM–3:00PMAdult Program

    Learn to harness your camera to become a better naturalist while improving your nature photography. In this day-long winter workshop, we’ll practice blending photography techniques and naturalist...

  • Jun
    4 to 5

    Forest to Furniture with the Shelburne Craft School

    Thursday to Friday, Thursday, June 4th 9:00AM–7:00PM & Friday, June 5th 9:00AM–5:00PMAdult Program

    Throughout the course of the two-day program, you’ll build a rustic table or bench with metal legs out of a piece of slab wood from a tree grown on the Farm. Begin your experience by exploring and...