During this time of thanks spent with friends and family, we're so grateful to everyone who supports and loves Shelburne Farms. Thank you! Photo by Carbon Drawdown Coordinator Marshall Webb from the 2020 Farm calendar.
Threading the Past into the Future
“Where is the Indigenous perspective in our place-based education work?” Champlain Elementary 5th grade teacher Aziza Malik posed the question to herself and her colleagues, and began a journey of discovery within and beyond her school.
The Man Behind the Memorial
On your walk to the overlook behind the Farm Barn, it's easy to miss the Lone Tree Hill Memorial, and the man honored there. Who was Derick Webb? Let us introduce you.
The Holidays Are Here!
Save 10% (members save 20%) in-store and online this Friday and Saturday (online through Sunday). Shop from home or visit our Welcome Center & Farm Store to cross some holiday gift-giving off your to-do list! Our mail order team is on hand to help you place holiday gift orders for local and far-away friends and family.
Leading the Farm to School Movement
Twenty years ago, Vermont was an early adopter of the Farm to School movement. Vermont FEED, our partnership project with NOFA-VT, has led this effort in our state and beyond. Fran Stoddard of UVM Extension's Across the Fence spoke with Project Director Betsy Rosenbluth to learn more.
Upcoming Programs & Events

Winter Gifts & Craftmaking, Sunday, December 8, 9:30–11:30AM & 12:30–2:30PM
Create a Winter Centerpiece, Sunday, December 8, 1:30–3:00PM
Wednesday, December 11, 5:00–7:00PM
Horse-Drawn Rides, Saturday, December 21–Tuesday, December 31,
(except Christmas Day), 11:00AM–2:00PM, every half hour.
2:30 & 3:00PM private rides available.
Owl Pellet Detectives, Saturday, January 4, 10:00–11:30AM
Horse-Drawn Rides, every Saturday and Sunday from January 4–February 29,
11:00AM–2:00PM, every half hour. 2:30 & 3:00PM private rides available.
Saturday, January 11 & Sunday, January 12, 8:00AM–5:00PM
Winter Wildlife Wander, Saturday, January 18, 10:00AM–12:00PM
Play Date! Winter on the Farm, Saturday, February 1, 9:30AM–1:30PM
Forest Bathing, Saturday, February 15, 10:00AM–12:00PM
What We're Following

Youth activists convene in Montpelier to push for climate change action. Via VPR.
Teaching Tolerance explores teaching Thanksgiving in a socially responsible way and how educators have an ethical obligation to teach the history accurately.
A climate action guide: Audubon shares how to ­ amplify your efforts to make lasting change in the world.
The Washington Post highlights what to do when you're in Burlington, including leaving the city to visit Shelburne Farms.
Life & Thyme speaks with Shelburne Farms Cheese Manager Tom Perry and others about the global cheese industry the ripple effects as a result of new tariffs.
What we eat matters: to change climate crisis, we need to reshape the food system. Via The Guardian.
The mountains through a different cultural lens: an Abenaki perspective. Via Long Trail News.
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.