A holiday table spread featuring Shelburne Farms cheddar and other Vermont-made foods.

Give the gift of Shelburne Farms! Our gift packages feature our award-winning, farmstead cheddar and maple syrup responsibly produced from our woodlands. New this year, we're partnering with Shelburne Vineyard to offer wine and cheddar gift packages. Shop now for the holidays!

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Living & Learning on the Farm

Four college students lived on our campus this year while leading our summer camps and immersing in Education for Sustainability. Here’s how they were transformed by the experience.

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Clothbound Cheddar's Surprising Journey

As a collaboration with Jasper Hill, our Clothbound cheddar is truly a labor of love for cheesemakers across the state. Our Creamery Manager Andi Wandt shares why it’s worth the extra work.

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Cheddar-Chive Scones

Try this savory recipe by Dylana DeGannes, a Brooklyn-based culinary arts instructor dedicated to empowering youth through cooking. She presented last summer at one of our educator workshops.

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Your Support is Essential for a Sustainable Future

Your donation will help us steward, improve, and share Shelburne Farms as an inspiring laboratory for learning about sustainability, nature, and climate action education. Please join us by making a gift today.

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Upcoming Programs

Educators, save the date for Shelburne Farms Institute for Sustainable Schools' 2024 professional learning programs

Saturday, December 9, 9:30–11:30AM & 12:30–2:30PM: Winter Gifts & Craft Making

Saturday, December 9, 9:00AM–12:00PM: Forest Bathing with Nature Connection Guide

December 16–31, 11:00AM-2:15PM: Horse-Drawn Rides

What We're Following

Our six-month cheddar is looking delicious on the cover of culture: the word on cheese magazine this holiday season!

The USDA Forest Service spotlights our longtime partner and onsite custom wood furniture maker, Beeken Parsons, Inc.

The 2023 Farm Bill is held up in Congress. Vermont Public explores how that could impact Vermonters.

Wildlands, Woodlands, Farmlands & Communities released the first issue of their quarterly publication, From the Ground Up, featuring conversations about conservation, climate, and communities in New England.

We're a lead partner in the Vermont Farm to School & Early Childhood Network. Check out our recent celebration in Barre, highlighting the innovative work Spaulding Education Alternatives School is exploring with their local farmers and producers.

Shelburne Farms is an education nonprofit on a mission to inspire and cultivate learning for a sustainable future through its programs, place, and products.

We offer transformative learning experiences to help educators, students, overnight guests, and visitors create a more thriving world. Home to the Institute for Sustainable Schools, our historic campus is a 1,400-acre diversified farm located on the homelands of the Winooskik band of the Abenaki.

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