Holiday tablescape featuring Shelburne Farms cheddar.

Take a sneak peek at our 2022 Holiday Catalog, in mailboxes soon! It showcases our cheddar and maple syrup, and the mission they support. Photo by Carey Nershi.

Senator Leahy at Crossett Brook Middle School meeting students and a chicken from the school flock.

A Farm to School Celebration for Senator Leahy 

“Farm to school is now nationwide, and where did it start? Here in Vermont,” said Leahy. Our biggest thanks and appreciation to Senator Leahy for his decades-long support of our shared vision to connect classrooms, cafeterias, and communities.

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A group photo of educators and students holding posters showcasing the Sustainable Development Goals.

Educators, What's Your Dream?

Andy Barker dreamed of launching a community-based education program for high schoolers. In partnership with Shelburne Farms, it became Burlington City and Lake, now in its ninth semester.

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Archibald Taylor standing in the Farm Barn Courtyard.

Archibald Taylor: Realizing Olmsted's Vision at Shelburne Farms

Credit for establishing properties like Shelburne Farms is often given to the owner and architects. Here's the story of the farm's first General Manager, who was instrumental in overseeing and creating this place.

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A Shelburne Farms cheesemaker pours cheddar fingers into a hoop, which molds the small pieces into large blocks.

Can Cheese Combat Climate Change?

Food52 spoke with the Shelburne Farms cheese team to discover how Vermont cheesemakers are using regenerative agriculture, waste reduction practices, and sustainable materials to evolve the industry for the better in a warming world.

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Upcoming Programs

Saturday, October 29, 2:00PM: Marshall Webb Celebration of Life

Thursday, November 3, 2–3:00PM: Sea to School Educator Workshop

Thursday, November 10, 3:15–4:45PM: Farm to School in the Winter Months Educator Workshop

Saturday, November 12, 9–11:30AM: Forest Bathing

Saturday, November 12, 1–3:00PM: Pride Hike

Saturday, December 10, 9–11:30AM: Forest Bathing

What We're Following

America's Test Kitchen explores artisanal American cheddar with help from Shelburne Farms cheesemakers.


WCAX joins in on the fun during last weekend's family program, Terrific Tractors and Other Cool Machines, at the Farm Barn Courtyard.

University of Vermont forest scientist William Keeton explains the science of fall foliage and climate change. Via Vermont Business Magazine.

Scaling Climate Change Education: A Case Study in New Jersey. Via Rethink Outside.

Children and Nature Network shares climate change anxiety and nature-related approaches to interventions.

Biden Administration unveils their plan aiming to end hunger in U.S. by 2030. Via The New York Times.

National 4-H Council's Beth Birnstihl discusses the strengths she saw in young people involved in Cooperative Extension 4-H programs throughout the pandemic. Via Youth Catalytics.

Shelburne Farms is an education nonprofit on a mission to inspire and cultivate learning for a sustainable future.

Shelburne Farms is located on the unceded, traditional, and contemporary homelands of the Winooskik band of the Abenaki. Our historic 1,400-acre working farm campus is a living classroom that invites program participants, visitors, and overnight guests to learn, grow, and be inspired.
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