A holiday table spread featuring Shelburne Farms cheddar and other Vermont-made foods.

Give the gift of Shelburne Farms! Our gift packages feature our award-winning, farmstead cheddar and maple syrup responsibly produced from our woodlands. We suggest ordering by Monday, December 19 for a 12/24 delivery. Shop our gift packages. Photo by Carey Nershi.

Educators gather in New York City during a Shelburne Farms professional learning program.

2023 Professional Learning Programs for Educators

We're excited for a new year of learning with educators! Read about all of our professional learning offerings and save the date(s) for 2023.

See upcoming programs
Students peer into a stainless steel mixing bowl as they add yeast to a bread batter in the making.

A Kid-Friendly Bread Recipe

For an upcoming holiday or vacation day, here's our easy recipe for rolls that we make with young students in our "Gifts from the Land" school program. You can make them with your family as you talk about the wheat to bread connection.

Get baking
The cover of the 2023 Shelburne Farms calendar, featuring a landscape image of the Farm Barn, blue rain clouds in the distance.

2023 Wall Calendar Now Available

Enjoy the farm through the seasons with photographs by Marshall Webb. In his memory and honor, this 2023 calendar showcases twelve of our favorite photographs by Marshall, with an emphasis on the landscapes and skies he loved. Available locally at our Farm Store & Welcome Center, or ship to your home below.

Purchase online
An overview head view of a bowl of bright orange carrot ginger soup, adorned with small flowers and springs of herbs.

Carrot Ginger Soup

It’s officially soup season, and we’re sharing a warming recipe from our kitchen team that has been a favorite on our Farm Store prepared meals menu since 2020.

Get the recipe
An aerial view of the Shelburne Farms Solar Orchard in autumn, the Inn in the distance.

Support Climate Change Education

Creating solutions to address our climate crisis, for current and future generations, requires urgent action. Shelburne Farms is focused on supporting teachers in climate education to accelerate positive change. Please make a gift today to support this important work.

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Upcoming Programs

Saturday, January 14, 10:00AM–12:00PM: Woolly Sheep to Felted Flowers!

Thursday, January 19, 12–4:00PM: Multiple Perspectives and Counter Narratives in Vermont’s Food System: A workshop for K-12 educators and partners

Saturday, January 21, 10:00AM–12:00PM: Winter Wildlife Detectives

Saturday, January 28, 10–11:30AM: Owl Pellet Exploration with Outreach For Earth Stewardship

Saturday, February 4, 4:30–6:00PM: Full Moon Family Hike & Fire

Saturday, February 11, 10:00AM–12:30PM: Needle Felted Owls with Outreach For Earth Stewardship

Saturday, February 25, 10:00AM–12:30PM: Forester for a Day

Saturday, March 4, 10:00AM–12:00PM: Snow Snake Games with Abenaki Chief Don Stevens

What We're Following

As climate and other factors make milk and maple syrup harder to produce, a raft of new crops and farm businesses see an opportunity. The Washington Posts explores Vermont's newest harvests. Sadly, Will Raap, profiled in this story, passed away this week. We are saddened by the loss of this visionary of Vermont agricultural entrepreneurship. Read more about Will Raap's impact in VTDigger's recent story.

As we experiment with biochar on our own campus, Civil Eats asks, "Is this Biochar's big, carbon-rich moment?"

Climate Change from A to Z. With this urgent new piece, Elizabeth Kolbert of the New Yorker offers us the tools to try harder.

The world is waking up to education’s essential role in climate solutions. Via Hechinger Report.

iNaturalist is identifying animals — and helping humans get along. Via The New York Times.

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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