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  • Support nutrition standards with Farm to School efforts

    August 29, 2015 | Betsy Rosenbluth Education for Sustainability, Agriculture / Food, Sustainable Living

    It's not time to roll-back childhood nutrition standards. It's time to better reinforce them with comprehensive farm to school programs

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  • Vermont Cheesemakers Festival

    July 27, 2015 Agriculture / Food, Culture / Arts

    Hot, stormy weather threatened the early hours of the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival, but fortunately, the sun came out for a great event -- to showcase our own cheese and that of so many other artisanal producers.

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  • Champlain beach rocks

    July 23, 2015 Nature / Natural Resources

    As “wishing stones,” skipping stones, jewelry, and art, these flat gray stones streaked with unmistakable white lines are a signature of Lake Champlain beaches. I’ve always wondered “What’s their story?”

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  • Nurturing the Whole Teacher

    July 20, 2015 | Emily Hoyler Education for Sustainability

    “…Inspirational, reflective, and restorative summer professional work is so essential to nurturing the whole teacher. “ Find out how Shelburne Farms serves that role for many educators practicing Education for Sustainability.

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  • Creating & Installing Art

    July 7, 2015 | Rosalyn Graham Culture / Arts

    Two local artists are at work on the Farm creating art installations for October's "Of Land and Local" Exhibition.

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  • An apology

    July 7, 2015 | Alec Webb

    On behalf of Shelburne Farms, I want to offer a deep apology for the difficulties and disappointment that many of you in our extended community experienced at the VSO concert here on July 4th. -- Alec Webb

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  • Nature-Based Education in Early Childhood

    June 4, 2015 | Linda Wellings Education for Sustainability

    When did it become so difficult for young children to play and learn outdoors? And how can we get them back out there? Here's a preview to the upcoming conference we're hosting on Nature-Based Early Childhood Education.

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  • Preparing an Historic Inn for the Season

    May 7, 2015 | Julie Eldridge Edwards Culture / Arts

    A behind-the-scenes peek at some of the restoration projects that ready the inn for opening, in support of the Farm's educational mission.

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  • EFS Leadership Academy Launches

    April 22, 2015 | Jen Cirillo

    This spring, we're introducing a year-long program for educators eager to advance their practice in education for sustainability.

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  • Addressing Climate Change through Education

    April 20, 2015 | Ryan Morra Education for Sustainability, Nature / Natural Resources

    Our "A Forest for Every Classroom" partnership program is welcoming a new group of teachers in May with a new focus: climate change.

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