Inseparable since first peep! Ruby and Diamond were the only two chicks that hatched in the incubator a couple of years back, and have been best friends ever since. You can visit these two at the Children's Farmyard daily. Photo by Family Program Coordinator & Farm-Based Educator Cat Wright.
One Scholarship, Several Lives Changed
After her experience at last summer’s early educator workshop, “Project Seasons for Young Learners,” Early Educator Tanya shares how her work is now different.
Plan Your Day at the Farm
The 2018 season is off to a fantastic start, with over 1,100 guests visiting the Farm on opening weekend. There are lots of daily and weekly events on the campus for all ages to enjoy!
Focusing on School Culture to Strengthen Farm to School
How does engaging in Farm to School affect school culture? Recent research by staff members of the Farm and Vermont FEED focused on the question, and it was published in the current issue of the Journal of Child Nutrition and Management .
It's Farmers' Market Season!
Our award-winning, farmstead cheddar and maple syrup is hitting the farmers' markets! Find us at the markets in Burlington (Saturdays, 8:30AM–2:00PM) and Shelburne (Saturdays, 9:00–1:00PM). And thanks to Local 22 News for sharing our story last week.
Praise for the Inn
Yankee Magazine named our Inn & Restaurant "Best Vermont Historic Inn" for 2018 – what an honor! The Inn Team is excited to be in full swing: book your stay and meal and view the most current menus .
Photo by Christy Sharp.
Community Farming
& Grassland Birds
TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 6:00–7:30PM
Did you know bobolinks fly from Argentina to Shelburne to nest and raise their young, year after year? Hear the stories of these incredible birds from Prof. Noah Perlut, Ph.D., and learn how Vermont communities are working to conserve the species.
Upcoming Programs & Events

Spring Tonic Making & Herb Walk , Thursday, May 24, 5:00–7:00PM
Wildcrafting Gathering , Friday, June 1, 6:00–7:30PM
Nourish Vermont , Friday & Saturday, June 1-2, 9:00AM–5:00PM
Saturday, June 2, 10:00–11:30AM
with Julie Mitchell , Thursday, June 7, 2018 6:00—8:00PM
Forest Bathing , Saturday, June 9, 10:00AM–12:00PM

What We're Following

The Burlington Free press tells the tale of community gardens in Burlington and Vermont, including the role of Shelburne Farms.
New York Times shares how California is formally testing food as medicine , which is prepared by high school sous chefs at a local nonprofit.
Burlington Free Press compiled satellite images to display
with straightforward answers.
Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit organization educating for a sustainable future.
Our campus is a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark.