As we look to 2023, we want to thank you for all that you made possible in 2022 – a great year in so many ways! Here's a quick review of the year "by the numbers," which is just one way we can share with you the depth and breadth of our shared impact.

Supporting Climate & Food Justice

If you're curious about the hot topics of food justice and climate justice, watch this webinar for educators for an introduction and for tips on supporting young people grappling with these issues.

Watch the webinar

Thank You for Being a Part of Our 50th Year

Enjoy these photos from our 2023 Wall Calendar for your computer or cell phone wallpaper. All twelve photographs are by Marshall Webb–our friend, coworker, and cofounder of the nonprofit–who passed away suddenly in August. The calendar is a tribute to him.

Download the photos

Bring Farm to School to Your Community

Applications for Vermont FEED's 2023-24 Northeast Farm to School Institute are open! This year-long program supports school, district, and early childhood teams to strengthen the connections between the classroom, cafeteria, and community.

Vermont FEED is our partnership project with NOFA-VT.

Learn more

Savory Explorations


All the makings for a delicious cheese board! Explore the savory side of Vermont with three of our raw milk cheddars and an assortment of local meats, spreads, and crackers. Enjoy free shipping with your purchase of this limited edition sampler.

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Upcoming Programs

This winter or spring, Stay in Vineyard Cottage at Shelburne Farms

A beautiful, quiet spot available for short- and long-term rental.

Saturday, January 28, 10–11:30AM: Owl Pellet Exploration with Outreach For Earth Stewardship

Saturday, February 25, 10:00AM–12:30PM: Forester for a Day

Friday–Sunday, March 3–5: We'll be at the Vermont Flower Show with red wiggler compost worms in the family activity room

Saturday, March 4, 10:00AM–12:00PM: Snow Snake Games with Abenaki Chief Don Stevens

Tuesday, March 7, 5–6:30PM: Mushroom Medicine with Spoonful Herbals

Saturday, March 11, 10:00AM–12:00PM: Winter/Spring Forest Bathing: shinrin-yoku

Thursday, March 30, 5–6:30PM: Menopause: Herbal Care for the Waning Womb with Spoonful Herbals

Saturday, April 8, 10:00AM–12:00PM: Winter/Spring Forest Bathing: shinrin-yoku

What We're Following

The average U.S. household wastes nearly a third of the food it buys. One community in Ohio is nudging its residents to change their habits. Via The New York Times.

The Washington Post explores what happens to our clothes after they are donated and offers more sustainable alternatives.

Tight-knit communities are a secret weapon against climate change. Via Reasons to be Cheerful.

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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