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.


 

  • Feb
    8

    Lenses on the Land

    Saturday, 3:00–10:00PMAdult 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,...

  • 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
    1

    Vermont Sheep & Goat Association Lambing Clinic

    Sunday, 9:30AM–3:00PMAdult Program

    Join the Vermont Sheep and Goat Association for a day-long lambing clinic. Master Shepherd Chet Parsons will start the morning off with a class to go over the basics: ewe nutrition,...

  • 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...

  • Apr
    25 to 26

    Green Mountain Draft Horse Beginner Driving Clinic

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

    In this two-day, hands-on clinic, you’ll work with experienced teamsters of the Green Mountain Draft Horse Association and their horses...

  • May
    23

    Spring Wild Edibles

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

    Are you intrigued by the wild world of mushroom and plant foraging? Join Ari Rockland-Miller of The Mushroom Forager on a guided...

  • May
    30

    Forest Bathing

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

    Truly experience the energy of late spring by connecting to nature. Slowly walk and pause amongst the waking trees, the budding plants and listen to the springtime birds. Give yourself this time to...

  • 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...

  • Jun
    19

    Morning Bird Walk

    Friday, 7:00–9:00AMAdult Program

    Celebrate the return of the dawn chorus! Join naturalist Matt Kolan to explore shrubland, grassland, wetland, and forest habitats in search of the sights and sounds of our feathered friends. Photo...