“Almost every day, people who walk and shop here stop to tell me how thankful they are that the farm has been open during this time. I want to pass that gratitude right back to them! Our community makes Shelburne Farms the great organization that it is, and I love being at the front of the house to say hello.” –Dave Jonah, Farm Store & Welcome Center Manager. Read more staff messages of gratitude.

All of us at the Farm are so grateful for the many folks who have made a gift and helped us to get closer to meeting the $250,000 challenge. Just $45,000 to go before December 31! Will you help us meet the challenge?
The Jr Iron Chef VT Cooking Club is Live!
Vermont FEED (our Farm to School partnership program with NOFA-VT) just launched their at-home Cooking Club for teen chefs, and the first recipe challenge is the award-winning Green Curry with Vermont Vegetables! Make this delicious dish and get in the running for one of five culinary prize packs. New recipes released monthly. (Photo 2018)
​​​​​​​A Champion of Sustainability in Higher Education
We are proud and excited to share that our Board Chair, Nan Jenks-Jay, recently received a Lifetime Achievement award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
Homemade Gifts for the Holidays
Looking for gift ideas using items you probably already have on hand? In a typical year, we'd be hosting our annual Winter Gifts program for a day of crafting these projects together. This year, to keep the creativity flowing, we're sharing four of our favorite projects for you and your family to make safely at home.
Appreciated Securities: A Tax-Wise Way to Support Shelburne Farms
Donating stocks or mutual funds to Shelburne Farms is a smart and simple way to support learning for a sustainable future. You can make a bigger impact by donating appreciated securities, and the full market value of the security is tax-deductible as a charitable contribution.
For You & Your Students
Inspiring stories, professional learning, and innovative teaching ideas for educators.
Find more on this section of our website devoted to educators.
What We're Following

This January, join Real Organic Project for their 2021 Virtual Symposium. The month-long event will include a compilation of interviews and real-time gatherings of over 50 prominent organic farmers, scientists, and climate activists who hope to answer “Can real organic farming be saved?” Details & registration.
54 million people in the U.S. may go hungry during the pandemic. Can urban farms help? Via EcoWatch.
Food Tank and Slow Food USA share reading lists to celebrate food and the people who grow it.
Think back on your Thanksgiving meal, and celebrate the farm workers behind it.
Via Atlas Obscura.
The New York Times investigates how expanding the UDSA's vision of the food system would promote health and well-being for all.
How to recreate your lost family recipes, according to historians and chefs.
Via Atlas Obscura.
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.