Challenge Update! As of today, $248,000 has been raised towards our $500,000 goal in new and increased gifts by year's end. Thank you to everyone who has contributed! If the challenge is met, the Robert W. Wilson Charitable Trust will contribute an additional $250,000. Your support advances learning for a sustainable future by helping to close the financial gap caused by the pandemic and strengthening the Farm's resiliency heading into 2021. Help us reach this important goal by donating today.
A Journey from Sheep to Sweater
Did you know that Shelburne Farms has a flock of 60 sheep? But how do you get from a white woolly sheep to a warm, cozy sweater? Learn more about the process with Farmyard Educator, Cat.
Fire Cider: Food as Medicine
Fire Cider is a simple preparation made with ingredients you most likely already have stocked in your pantry. Apple cider vinegar helps extract the medicinal minerals in plants, and has long been used as a tonic for its wide range of health benefits. Prepare your own remedy to help ward off the flu season.
Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Walnuts
Brussels sprouts become sweeter if they're harvested later in the season after a frost. Try them in this delicious recipe from Chef John Patterson. Looking for new sides to add to your table as you give thanks? This dish and more are available at our Farm Store & Welcome Center for curbside pickup.
2021 Calendars Now Available
Enjoy the Farm through the seasons with full-color photographs by Marshall Webb and others. The calendar makes a great gift for anyone who loves the Farm! Calendars are available locally at our Welcome Center & Farm Store for curbside pickup, or order here to get it shipped to your home.
Why We Support
"We support Shelburne Farms because of the sustainability education mission and because we can’t imagine it not existing. It’s so easy to enjoy the Farm’s beauty, but to know that the Farm is impacting educators around the world and helping them teach students about caring for the environment, now that’s powerful!"
–Woody & Elise Widlund
Shelburne, VT
For You & Your Students
Inspiring stories, professional learning, and innovative teaching ideas for educators.
Find more on a new section of our website devoted to educators.
What We're Following

VTDigger shares some good news: Amid the uncertainty of the pandemic, some local farms have doubled or tripled direct sales to Vermonters.
UVM Quarterly Magazine explores the Vermont cheesemaking industry and the UVM alum who are part of it, including many Shelburne Farms cheesemakers, present and past.
Via VTDigger.
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.