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  • A Home-Cooked Feast Celebrating Farm to School

    January 13, 2017 | Ryan Morra Education for Sustainability

    Teachers from Chittenden South Supervisory Union were participating in a recent Vermont FEED professional development course. And it was all about the food.

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  • Finding inspiration from our international network of educators

    December 8, 2016 Education for Sustainability

    The Farm was recently inspired by other dedicated educators at the UN Regional Centers of Expertise Conference of the Americas in Curitiba, Brazil. Greater Burlington was recognized as a Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development in 2015.

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  • High Five for King Street

    November 29, 2016 | Linda Wellings Education for Sustainability

    We recently received a "High Five" award from King Street Center. Educator Linda Wellings reflects back on all we do for King Street kids -- and all that they do for us.

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  • We Are the Starter Cultures of Social Change

    November 15, 2016 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    We share author, food activist, and fermentation guru Sandor Katz's fervor for getting everyone involved with the food we eat. Inspired by Katz's work, we brought fermentation into the outdoor classroom with our preschoolers.

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  • Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability

    October 14, 2016 | Jen Cirillo Education for Sustainability

    How do you galvanize teachers and students to address the most pressing sustainability issues of our time? To start, you get them all in one room. That's what we did on September 21 to launch of year of learning and change.

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  • Educating for Sustainability: Case Studies from the Field

    September 27, 2016 | Jen Cirillo Education for Sustainability

    Discover some promising practices for how to educate for sustainability in our newly released ebook, with nine case studies and twelve contributing author educators.

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  • Sustainability’s Big Ideas Help Teachers Address Climate Change

    September 9, 2016 Education for Sustainability

    What does instruction around the critical, yet sensitive issue of climate change look like? And what does "climate literacy" mean? Teachers at our Education for Sustainability Institute this past summer found out.

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  • Summer Camp for Educators

    August 19, 2016 | Ryan Morra Education for Sustainability

    We welcomed educators from near and far this summer — from Texas to Quebec and Indiana to Hawaii — every one bringing their commitment to educating for a sustainable future.

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  • Renewable Energy on the Farm

    July 5, 2016 | Sarah Webb Education for Sustainability, Sustainable Living

    Maybe you’ve seen the solar panels on our Farm Barn roof or visited our Solar Orchard. Recently, we added information panels to both of these structures.

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  • A Forest for Every Classroom

    May 17, 2016 | Ryan Morra Education for Sustainability

    Find out how A Forest for Every Classroom (and upcoming program, A Watershed for Every Classroom), helps educators bring students outdoors for meaningful, place-based service-learning experiences.

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