During a sunny week on the Farm, summer campers found plenty of outdoor fun — including our "Brush a Donkey" activity with the Farmyard's Miniature Sicilian Donkeys, Dudley and Penelope.
Saving Grassland Birds
For nearly 20 years, the Farm has been a research site for Professor Noah Perlut's study of grassland birds—and how adaptive farming strategies can help protect them. The Burlington Free Press reports.
Stock Up on Cheddar!
Think big! For a limited time, purchase a 2-pound block of our
1- or 3-year cheddar and receive free standard shipping for your entire order! Great for burgers and cheese boards at all your summer barbecues, picnics, and gatherings. Promotion applied automatically at final checkout.
North Meets Southwest Chopped Salad
Farm to School programs connect cafeterias to local, in-season food sources, which often enables school nutrition staff to be more creative in the kitchen. School teams from across the Northeast cooked up locally inspired dishes as part of our 10th annual Farm to School Institute.
The Healing Powers of Shelburne Farms
"Shelburne Farms is no secret to us Vermonters… but I feel like I have rediscovered it this year, or better yet, it’s helping me to rediscover myself."
— Natalie Harder,
Shelburne Farms Member
Tile Making with Artist Brigitta Varadi
Join Burlington City Arts and Shelburne Farms’ artist-in-residence Brigitta Varadi for a free community tile making project inspired by the restoration of historic Inn tiles.
Upcoming Programs & Events

Please note: the Vermont Mozart Festival's 2019 concerts have been cancelled, including the three scheduled at Shelburne Farms, 7/20, 7/27, and 8/3.

Essentials of Estate Planning , Thursday, July 11, 3:00–5:00PM
Shore Explore , Saturday, July 13, 9:00AM–4:00PM
Sunday, July 14, 2:00–3:30PM
Inn Formal Garden Tour, Sunday, July 14, 4:00–5:00PM
An Evening of Bats, Monday, July 15, 7:30–9:00PM
Bats in the Barn, July 19, 7:30–9:00PM
Farm to Ballet Performance, Sunday, July 21,
Gates open at 5:00PM; Show at 6:00PM
Tuesday, July 23, Gates open 5:30PM; Show 6:00–7:00PM
What We're Following

Shelburne News shares the Abenaki stories told by Chief Don Stevens during our Summer Campfire Series.
Senator Leahy and Secretary of Agriculture Perdue introduce a bipartisan bill to renew and expand Farm To School
“Steel cows” (milk dispensers) could prevent food waste in cafeterias. So why aren’t more schools using them? The New Food Economy reports .
Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit education organization inspiring and cultivating learning for a sustainable future. Based on Abenaki land along the shores of Lake Champlain, our campus is a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark.