When you enjoy Shelburne Farms cheddar, maple syrup, and other Vermont farm products, you are helping to make a simple idea a reality. The idea is this: Education—hand in hand with healthy farming and food systems—can and must set our society on a path to a sustainable future. Get a sneak peek at our catalog (arriving in mailboxes now!) to read more about our work, and visit our mail order online store to shop early for the holidays.
Challenge Update!
As of today, $140,000 has been raised towards our $500,000 goal in new and increased gifts by year's end. Thank you to everyone who has contributed! Once met, the Robert W. Wilson Charitable Trust will contribute an added $250,000. Your support advances learning for a sustainable future by helping to close the financial gap caused by the pandemic and strengthens the Farm's resiliency heading into 2021.
Spiced Squash Soup
A hearty soup from the Inn Kitchen to celebrate the late autumn harvest. This recipe calls for butternut or kabocha squash, but feel free to use what you have on hand from your local farmers.
How is Butter Made?
Watch and learn how to make butter. All you need is some heavy cream, a jar, a song, and some friends!
Fish Peppers: An Heirloom Vegetable's Past & Future
This storied vegetable nearly disappeared, but has reemerged in the African American community (and in our own Market Garden), as a touchstone with that community's deep farming heritage.
Creating Meaningful Connections with School Clubs
Sari Beth Rosenberg, Shelburne Farms Fellow and history teacher at the High School for Environmental Studies in New York City, shares how she's keeping connections and student voice alive during remote learning.
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

Tune into NOFA VT's Agricultural Literacy Week (November 16–19) for a week-long (virtual) celebration to inform, educate, and create community around the topic of resiliency in all of its forms. All events are free and open to the public.
Seven Days shares seven delicious meals for $12 or less, including a prepared meal from our Inn Kitchen and Farm Store!
Belching cows and endless feedlots: fixing cattle's climate issues.
Via The New York Times.
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.