The enormous cottonwood trees along what is known as “Poplar Drive” (pictured here in 2012), are aging, weak, and, increasingly, unsafe. Soon after the property closes for the season, the Farm is going to take them down and plant new trees. As we prepare to take them down, we honor their life and beauty with a brief pictorial history of them on the Farm
Kids Build Pathways to Sustainability
Over 100 Vermont students in teams rallied around a United Nations Sustainable Development Goal that resonated with them, then began brainstorming, planning, and plotting out a year-long project to address that goal and make a difference in our world.
It’s National School Lunch Week, and we’re celebrating with a favorite recipe and story from Inn Executive Chef Jim McCarthy’s work in local school cafeterias.
A Guide to Six Symbols on the Abenaki Totem
Abenaki Chief Don Stevens shares the significance of the six symbols on the totem. You can visit and see it for yourself up the hill behind the Farm Barn.
We’re excited to get behind the work of Lawn to Lake, a partnership of organizations devoted to water quality protection in Lake Champlain and its watershed.
Upcoming Programs & Events
Reminder: the Inn & Restaurant, property tours, Children’s Farmyard, and Farm Cart will be closing for the season Sunday, October 21.
4:15, 5:00, 5:45 & 6:30PM
Wednesday, November 28, 5:00–7:00PM
Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to cultivate and inspire learning for a sustainable future. Our campus is a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark.