A misty sunrise over a field and woodlands

Shelburne Farms has set a goal to achieve net zero by 2028—capturing more greenhouse gasses than we produce onsite. How do you go about tackling a goal like that? Our Climate Action Advisor, Connor Stedman, shares his thoughts on how to plan for that goal, how to measure progress, and what our biggest challenges will be. Read more.

The cover of Hemispheres Magazine, featuring the Shelburne Farms Inn


Three Perfect Days in Vermont

Hemispheres Magazine shares their vacation throughout Vermont, including a stay at Shelburne Farms exploring cheesemaking, meeting calves in the farmyard, a farm-to-table meal, and an evening at our Inn.

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Letting Go of the Recipe: Hands-On Cooking with Kids

Try the "recipes" we cooked up during Cultivating Joy & Wonder, our annual professional learning workshop for early childhood educators: zucchini fritters and eggplant tapenade over flatbread.

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Brown Swiss cows in a green pasture


Sun to Cheese Tours

Tuesdays–Sundays, 2–4:00PM

through October 22

Take a behind-the-scenes tour to discover how we turn our raw milk into cheddar cheese! See the cheesemakers at work, enjoy a private cheese tasting, meet our herd of Brown Swiss, and learn how we care for our pastures and landscape.

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Women & Wills

September 20 at the Inn

"It brings me joy to include Shelburne Farms in my will. The Women & Wills workshop increased my understanding of the legal necessities. From there, I turned my attention to what matters most deeply: my values."

–Elizabeth Ferry

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Upcoming Programs

Tuesday–Sundays, 2–4:00PM through October 22: Sun to Cheese Tours

Tuesday, Wednesday & Sundays, 1–2:30PM through October 18: House & Gardens Tours

Tuesday, August 22, 5–7:00PM: Savor the Summer: Herbal Syrups & Spritzers

Saturday, September 9, 9:00AM–12:00PM: Forest Bathing: shinrin-yoku

Wednesday, September 20, 10:00AM-12:00PM:

Women & Wills: Estate Planning for Now and the Next Generation

Monday, September 25, 5–6:30PM: Autumn Bitter Root Remedies

Friday, September 29–Sunday, October 1: Draft Animal Power Network Field Days

Sunday, October 8, 10:00–11:30AM: Mason Goes Mushrooming

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Upcoming Programs for Educators

Apply for the Education for Sustainability Graduate Certificate

Wednesday–Thursday, September 13–14:

Wolfe's Neck Farm & Friends: A Farm-Based Education Meet-Up

October 2023–Summer 2024: A Forest for Every Classroom

Monday, October 30:

2023 Vermont Farm to School & Early Childhood Network Annual Gathering

Fall 2023–Spring 2024: Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability

What We're Following

Food Tanks shares their list of 20 Youth Organizations transforming food systems.

Historic flooding destroyed community and school gardens around Vermont. Vermont Diggers shares how groups are beginning the remediation process.

Author Jeff Roberts shares his thoughts on Vermont’s artisanal creameries. Via The Cheese Professor.

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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