Calendar

  • May to Oct
    10 to 19

    Every Day at the Farm thru Oct. 19, 2014

    Saturday to Sunday, times varyFamily Program, Youth Program, Adult Program

    Tours, Farmyard, Trails. Raptors in Residence at Children's Farmyard: Tues., Thurs., & Sat. at 1 pm. Storywalk: Follow the...

  • Jul to May
    21 to 2

    Watershed for Every Classroom

    Monday to Saturday, 8am-5pmEducator Workshop

    WEC is a year-long, professional development experience for K-12 teachers in VT, NY, and Quebec.   Join your colleagues to explore the rich ecological and cultural stories of the Lake...

  • Jul
    24

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Jul
    26

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Jul
    26

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Jul
    26

    Farm to Table Dinner along the Shores of Lake Champlain

    Saturday, reception 6 PM; dinner 7:30 PM (cash bar)Adult Program

    Connect with community during a unique series of oudoor, family-style dinners.  Our Executive, Chef David Hugo, and his team will prepare contemporary American cuisine highlighting ingredients...

  • Jul
    26

    Green Mountain Draft Horse Field Day

    Saturday, 11:00am – 2:00pmFamily Program, Special Event

    A draft horse renaissance is taking root as people become increasingly interested in sustainable agriculture, renewable forms of energy, traditional farm equipment and practices, and greater...

  • Jul
    29

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Jul to Aug
    29 to 1

    The Summer Institute on Education for Sustainability

    Tuesday to Friday, 8:30 am–4:30 pm Educator Workshop

    Join us in 2014 for the Summer Insititute on Education for Sustainability! Education for Sustainability is at the heart of what we do at Shelburne Farms and with our PreK-12 schools, university, and...

  • Jul
    30

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 9 - Aug 27. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The CFY will be...

  • Jul
    31

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Jul to Aug
    31 to 3

    Earthtime: Living Practice/ Practice for Living

    Thursday to Sunday, all dayAdult Program

    A retreat focused on creating sacred space for reciprocal communication and relationship with nature and the unseen world. Practices that connect us with the Earth’s rhythms, cycles, and...

  • Aug
    2

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Aug
    2

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Aug
    3

    18th Annual Vermont Fresh Network Forum

    Sunday, 4-7:30 PMSpecial Event

    For one special evening in August, farmers and chefs from all across Vermont come together to prepare a sensational meal. The celebration will feature a bounty of local products grown and raised by...

  • Aug
    4 to 8

    ArtDuino Maker Camp

    Monday to Friday, 9:30 am - 3:30 pmYouth Program

    From the creators of the Champlain Maker Faire comes the ArtDuino Maker Camp. Day campers ages 10-18 will create e-wearable...

  • Aug
    5

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    6

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 9 - Aug 27. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The CFY will be...

  • Aug
    7

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    9

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Aug
    9

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Aug
    12

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    12

    Moonlit Campfire

    Tuesday, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFamily Program

    Enjoy sitting around a campfire on a warm summer evening, fun activities, s'mores, and a visit from a live owl.

  • Aug
    13

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 9 - Aug 27. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The CFY will be...

  • Aug
    13

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Wednesday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmAdult Program

    A behind-the-scenes look at dairy farming and cheesemaking! Hear our farmers and cheesemakers explain the process of turning fresh milk into farmhouse cheddar; tour the dairy and taste cheese with...

  • Aug
    14

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    14

    Farm to Table Dinner along the Shores of Lake Champlain

    Thursday, reception 6 PM; dinner 7:30 PM (cash bar)Adult Program

    Connect with community during a unique series of oudoor, family-style dinners.  Our Executive, Chef David Hugo, and his team will prepare contemporary American cuisine highlighting ingredients...

  • Aug
    16

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Aug
    16

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Aug
    19

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    20

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 9 - Aug 27. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The CFY will be...

  • Aug
    21

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    23

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Aug
    23

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Aug
    25

    Community Farming & Grassland Birds: A Local Conservation Strategy

    Monday, 6-8 PMAdult Program

    Come hear the stories of individual grassland birds and their young and be inspired as Vermont landowners and communities to halt the declining populations of these birds in the northeastern United...

  • Aug
    25 to 29

    Lake Champlain Watercolor Workshop with the Shelburne Craft School

    Monday to Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pmAdult Program

    Join watercolor artist Joel Popadics for five days of painting, learning, and being inspired by the beautiful landscapes of Shelburne Farms. You'll stay on...

  • Aug
    26

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    27

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 9 - Aug 27. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The CFY will be...

  • Aug
    28

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    30

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Aug
    30

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    2

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    4

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    6

    Wild Mushroom Foray

    Saturday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pmAdult Program

    Are you intrigued by the wild world of mushroom foraging?  Join Ari Rockland-Miller and Jenna Antonio DiMare, the Mushroom...

  • Sep
    6

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Sep
    6

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    6 to 7

    Landscape and Farm Planning Course with Darren Doherty

    Saturday to Sunday, 9AM-5PMAdult Program

    The Regrarians Open Consultancy (RAC) is a dynamic 2-day program designed to involve participants directly in the delivery of an integrated farm planning and development consultancy led by...

  • Sep
    9

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    11

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    12

    Tour Two Great Country Houses: The Brick House and Shelburne House

    Friday, 1:00-4:00 pmAdult Program

    Discover the relationship between two generations of American country houses on this special in-depth tour of the Brick House—the Colonial Revival Vermont home of Shelburne Museum founder...

  • Sep
    13

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Sep
    13

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    16

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    18

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    20

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Sep
    20

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    20

    Shelburne Farms 36th Annual Harvest Festival

    Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFamily Program, Special Event, Youth Program

    Come celebrate Vermont farm and forestry traditions through connections with food, agriculture, and community! This day-long festival features music, storytelling, hands-on activities for children...

  • Sep
    23

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    25

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    25 to 27

    The Vermont Traditional Foods and Health Symposium

    Thursday to Saturday, Thurs: 6:30-9pm; Fri: 9am-7pm; Sat: 9am-5pmAdult Program

    Come learn the core principles of traditional diets, inspired by the teachings of the Weston A. Price Foundation, and explore how embracing this lifestyle can contribute to one’s health,...

  • Sep
    27

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Sep
    27

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    30

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    2

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    4

    Tour Two Great Country Houses: The Brick House and Shelburne House

    Saturday, 1:00-4:00 pmAdult Program

    Discover the relationship between two generations of American country houses on this special in-depth tour of the Brick House—the Colonial Revival Vermont home of...

  • Oct
    4

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Oct
    4

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Oct
    7

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    9

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    9 to 26

    "Of Land and Local" Art Exhibition

    Thursday to Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm dailySpecial Event

    Now in its second year, Of Land & Local is a multidisciplinary, state-wide exhibition designed to initiate a dialogue about issues surrounding the Vermont landscape.  Our shared history in...

  • Oct
    11

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Oct
    11

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Oct
    14

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    16

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    18

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Oct
    19 to 21

    ABC's of Farm-Based Education

    Sunday to Tuesday, All DayEducator Workshop

    Discover fun, hands-on ways to develop agricultural education programs for school groups with kid tested, educator approved activities that are easy-to-use.  We will highlight activities from...

  • Oct
    25

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Oct to Nov
    30 to 2

    Earthtime: Living Practice/ Practice for Living

    Thursday to Sunday, all dayAdult Program

    A retreat focused on creating sacred space for reciprocal communication and relationship with nature and the unseen world. Practices that connect us with the Earth’s rhythms, cycles, and...

  • Nov
    8

    Creating a Pollinator Enhancement Plan for Your Farm presented by Vermont Land Trust

    Saturday, 9am-3pmAdult Program

    Participants in this hands-on intensive workshop will learn about native pollinator habitat needs and create a customized habitat enhancement plan for their farm. Instructors:  Jane Sorensen,...

  • May
    19 to 21

    Pasture to Palate: A Farmstead Cheesemaking Journey

    Tuesday to Thursday, 8 AM Tuesday - 4 pm ThursdayAdult Program

    Experience the cheesemaking process from the ground up during this three-day program.  Using The Inn at Shelburne Farms and our dairy barns, pastures, and cheesemaking facility as your classroom...


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