Guests gather around Brewer, the Children's Farmyard cow, to watch and participate in the afternoon milking. This not-to-be-missed activity happens every day at 11:00, 2:00, and 4:00PM. Photo by Bob Schatz.
Sustainability with Educators from around the World
Summers on the Farm are bustling with educator professional learning programs dedicated to educating for a more healthy and just future. Here's a glimpse into how the summer has started.
Advancing Careers in the Maple Industry
Sugaring season is far behind us, but the Across the Fence TV series, co-produced by UVM Extension and WCAX, recently highlighted the Maple Career Development Event Shelburne Farms hosted in February. 
A New Offering
at the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival
Shelburne Farms Head Cheesemaker Andi Wandt introduces the newest addition to the VT Cheesemaker's Festival — an extra day dedicated to educational seminars for the biggest curd nerds!
Local Food for the Long Haul
Business People Vermont interviewed Shelburne Farms Chef Emeritus Jim McCarthy, Chef John Patterson, and Market Garden Manager Josh Carter — among additional Vermont food system experts — to explore why local food is important in the Green Mountain State, and how businesses are making farm to table work.
Our Annual Financial Report
With deep gratitude to all of you who support Shelburne Farms in many different ways, here is our Annual Financial Report, highlighting the stewardship of our financial resources. Your investment in Shelburne Farms is an investment in change — and hope — for the future of our planet.
Upcoming Programs & Events

Please note: the Vermont Mozart Festival's 2019 concerts have been cancelled, including the three scheduled at Shelburne Farms, 7/20, 7/27, and 8/3.
23rd Annual Vermont Fresh Network Forum Dinner , Sunday, August 4, 5:00–8:00PM
Monday, August 5, 6:30–8:00PM
Wednesday, August 7, Gates open at 5:30PM, concert 6:00–8:00PM
A Gardener's Tour of the Formal Gardens, Wednesday, August 7, 4:00–5:00PM
Thursday, August 8, 10:00–11:30AM
Forest Bathing, Thursday, August 8, 6:00–8:00PM
presented by and taking place at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
11th Annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival, Saturday & Sunday, August 10 & 11
Wednesday, August 14, Gates open at 5:30PM, concert 6:00–8:00PM
What We're Following

Katy Farber, a current Shelburne Farms Climate Resiliency Fellow, talks with VPR about how Vermont's schools are incorporating personalized learning.

Via Seven Days.
The Stanford Social Innovation Review explores new funding models to serve smaller food systems enterprises.
Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly devotes their summer issue to place-based education and project-based learning.
Farm & Ranch Living profiles the connection between Shelburne Farms and the Burlington Farmers' Market.
WCAX showcases the contenders in the Vermont Cheeseboard Competition, winner to be determined at the 11th Annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival on August 11.
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.