What's here for you on our working farm campus this season? A lot! We're expanding some of your favorite programs on the farm and inviting you to come visit, learn, and be inspired. Find out what's happening beginning opening day, Saturday, May 13.


Marshall Webb Climate Action Fund

Saturday is Earth Day, as well as Marshall Webb's birthday. We're missing him on the farm and celebrating in his honor as we work hard toward being carbon negative by Earth Day 2028, when Marshall would have turned 80 years old.

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Climate Action at the Dairy: Silvopasture

Within our pasture-based dairy system, we are pursuing climate mitigation strategies that will help us achieve “net zero” carbon status organization-wide by 2028. One strategy: creating more silvopasture within our working landscape.

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Join Our Team

Check out the year-round, seasonal, part-time, and full-time positions available on our working farm campus dedicated to inspiring and cultivating learning for a sustainable future. Learn more at our Job Fair, Saturday, April 22.

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Come Stay with Us

We're excited to open our Inn doors again this spring for overnight stays! Come get away, unwind, explore the farm, discover something new in our programs, and experience the beauty here. Peruse our room offerings, available May 12–Oct. 21, review our policies and amenities, and reserve rooms online.

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A Mushroom Broth for Spring Soups & Noodles

Executive Chef John Patterson and Educator Hannah Corbin recently coached a team of local students for Jr. Iron Chef VT 2023! Try the Mushroom Broth they developed for their recipe, the flavorful core of the dish that can be used for a variety of spring soups.

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Upcoming Programs

The Shelburne Farms Institute for Sustainable Schools is now enrolling our summer 2023 professional learning programs for educators!

Saturday, April 22, 10:00am–1:00pm: Sheep & Shear Delights

Saturday, April 22, 11:00am–2:00pm: Seasonal Job Fair

Saturday, April 29, 1–2:00pm: 'Urine My Garden' in partnership with Rich Earth Institute

Sunday, May 7, 1:00–4:00pm: Dairy Day at the Farm

Saturday, May 13, 10–11:30am:

Culinary Delights for Kids with Spoonful Herbals: Spring Greens

Saturday, May 13, 9:00am–12:00pm: Spring Forest Bathing: shinrin-yoku

Sunday, May 14, 12:00pm: Sunday Picnic with Adventure Dinner

Sunday, May 21, 1–2:30pm:

Culinary Delights for Kids with Spoonful Herbals: Spring Blooms

Thursday, May 25, 5–6:30pm: Weed Walk & Nettle Pesto Making with Spoonful Herbals

Thursday, May 25, 6–7:30pm:

Community Farming & Grassland Birds: A Local Conservation Strategy

Thursday, June 1, 5–6:00pm: Farm to Medicine Cabinet Herb Walks with Katherine Elmer

What We're Following

Institute for Sustainable Communities shares four takeaways on why youth leadership matters in climate action from Aspen Ideas: Climate.

Permanent Universal School Meals may soon become a reality for Vermont families. Vermont Public reports on the opportunity, including weaving in more local foods. Though Vermont FEED, our partnership program with NOFA-VT, we're working to support this legislation and strengthen farm to school in Vermont communities.

Learn more about what you're hearing, seeing, and smelling when exploring the outdoors this month with Vermont Center for Ecostudies' April Field Guide.

As the woodlands of New England face a hotter future, UVM researchers are exploring the promise and peril of assisted migration.

Dr. Leah Stokes says institutions—not individuals—can make the biggest difference in addressing the climate crisis. For Hollywood, that means more storylines about what it will actually take to effect change. Via The Hollywood Reporter.

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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