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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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  • Open Farm Week Sights and Sounds

    September 8, 2016 | Vera Simon-Nobes Agriculture / Food

    Visit several of the farms who opened their doors for this year's Open Farm Week, and discover how connecting to farm food and fiber is good for all of us.

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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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  • Similar but Different: Clothbound Cheddars at VT Cheese Fest 2016

    July 25, 2016 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food

    Couldn't make it to this year's VT Cheese Fest? Learn what makes Vermont clothbound cheddar special -- Cabot, Grafton, and our own clothbound.

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  • "Weeds" and Medicine – Walking with an Herbalist

    July 22, 2016 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food

    Guido Masé, Chief Herbalist at Urban Moonshine, teacher, and author led us up the hill beyond the Farm Barn to find plant-based medicines growing right under our noses.

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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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  • Summer Kale and Scallion Frittata

    July 5, 2016 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food

    Chef Jim McCarthy is sharing a quick and painless recipe to utilize those hearty greens at the breakfast table — a Kale and Scallion Frittata.

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  • Farming Update - June 15, 2016

    June 14, 2016 Agriculture / Food

    Shelburne Farms is a working farm, and food we grow honors and preserves the land it comes from. Read the latest updates from our across the farm.

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  • It's Strawberry Season!

    June 14, 2016 | Josh Carter Agriculture / Food, Gardening

    Strawberries are everyone's favorite this time of year. Here's how we grow them (and what you can make with them!).

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  • The Survival of Grassland Birds

    May 25, 2016 | Holly Brough

    We welcome guest blogger Noah Perlut's fascinating account of his research on Bobolinks and Savannah Sparrows at Shelburne Farms, and its power to help protect these threatened birds.

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