Last week marked the end of 2018 Summer Camps on the Farm with over 700 youth, ages 4-17, in attendance. Here, preschool campers wave to the passing tractor wagon shuttle while they taste test cheddar. Photo by Communications Associate Sarah Webb.
6-Month Cheddar Earns a Blue Ribbon!
Our 6-month cheddar won first place at the 2018 American Cheese Society Judging & Competition in the “Cheddar, Aged Up to 12 Months, Made from Cow's Milk" category. Congrats to our cheese team and all Vermont cheesemakers for an exceptional showing!
40th Annual
Harvest Festival
A celebration of Vermont forest, farm, and food traditions! Explore kids' activities, watch entertainers on multiple stages, visit traditional and Abenaki artisans, take a hayride, and enjoy farm-fresh food.
A Design/Build
Yestermorrow Design/Build School built a new outdoor classroom space for us this summer. For over 20 years, their students have helped us envision and improve various educational spaces on the Farm, while they learn the skills of design/build.
Mitigating Kitchen Waste with Creative Cooking
Inn Restaurant Executive Chef Jim McCarthy takes food waste seriously, “I like to think about how we can use all the food that is delivered to our kitchen.” He shares recipes to stretch ingredients, including spent grain crackers.
2019 Calendars
Now Available
Enjoy the Farm through the seasons with full-color photographs by Marshall Webb and others. Available at the Welcome Center & Farm Store and online.
Upcoming Programs & Events

Sunday, August 26 , 11:30AM–12:30PM
Wednesday, August 29, gates open at 5:30PM, concert 6:00–8:00PM
Saturday, September 8, 10:00–11:30AM
Saturday, September 8, 9:30AM–3:30PM
Hawk Walk , Saturday, September 8,
walk 7:30AM, live bird presentation 10:00AM
Forest Bathing , Saturday, September 22, 10:00AM–12:00PM
Abenaki Drumming and Life on the Land , Friday, September 28, 6:30–8:00PM

What We're Following

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund tells the story of our work with The Tree House Hardwoods & Millshop and building a market for Vermont forest products.
— including the Farm!
Our former Cheese Sales Manager, Rory Stamp, takes
The New Food Economy created "The Conscious Carnivore’s Guide to Meat" ,
a guide to commonly misunderstood meat-related terms so you have the facts
you need to make informed decisions.
for kids and highlights our Children's Farmyard.
Vermont Business Magazine reports on rising emissions threatening
the state's carbon goals.
Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit organization educating for a sustainable future.
Our campus is a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark.