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.


  • Apr
    25 to 26

    RESCHEDULED - Green Mountain Draft Horse Beginner Driving Clinic

    Saturday to Sunday, Saturday 9:00AM–4:00PM, Sunday 9:30AM–2:00PMAdult Program

    The Driving Clinic  has been rescheduled for April 2021.   Please visit the The Green Mountain Draft Horse Association’s website...

  • May

    World Migratory Bird Day with Outreach For Earth Stewardship

    Saturday, 7:00AM–12:00PMFamily Program, Adult Program

    Join Outreach For Earth Stewardship (OFES) for World Migratory Bird Day, an annual global celebration of migratory birds! This year's theme is...

  • May

    Brigit Strawbridge Howard Book Event

    Saturday, 5:30–7:00PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    This book tour event has been postponed until further notice. (Brigit resides in the UK.) You may purchase her book at Chelsea...

  • May

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Sunday, 2:30–3:45PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    We are still determining opening dates for 2020 tours. We will post more details as they become available. Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal...

  • May

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45–3:45PMAdult Program

    We are still determining opening dates for tours for the 2020 season.  Check back often as more information becomes available. Where does the story begin with our delicious farmstead ...

  • May

    Morning Bird Walk

    Tuesday, 7:00–9:00AMAdult Program

    This program has been cancelled, but don’t let that stop you from birding!  Birding is the perfect social distancing activity. The resources below can help you on your springtime birding...

  • May

    Spring Wild Edibles

    Saturday, 9:30AM–12:00PMAdult Program

    This program has been postponed, but don’t let that stop you from learning about wild crafting!  Visit for more...

  • May

    Forest Bathing

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

    This program has been cancelled.  Join Certified Nature And Forest Therapy Guide, Duncan Murdoch, as he brings his programs online.  Visit his...

  • Jun

    Weed Walk & Nettle Pesto Making with Spoonful Herbals

    Monday, 5:00–7:00PMAdult Program

    Learn how to sustainably harvest nettles and then process them into a nutrient dense nettle pesto to take home. Spoonful Herbals ...

  • 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

    This event has been postponed to Fall 2020.  We will post new dates as soon as they are determined. Throughout the course of the two-day program, you’ll build a rustic table or bench with...

  • Jun

    Full Moon Forest Bathing

    Friday, 8:00–10:00PMAdult Program

    Come explore the night of the spring with heightened awareness during this full strawberry moon. Hear the sounds of the sleeping forest, feel the path beneath you and follow your instincts under...

  • Jun

    Forest Bathing

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

    Experience the warmth and green glow of summer by connecting to nature. Slowly walk and pause beneath the green canopy of trees, visit the plants of the understory and take in the splendid view of...