Early September News from Shelburne Farms: Mobilizing Climate Action for Health, Celebrating Abenaki Agriculture, and a Late Summer Recipe

Join us at the Farm Barn for our 41st Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 21 from 10AM–4PM! It’s a full-day celebration of Vermont forest, farm, and food traditions for the whole family. Want to support the event? Harvest Festival is free for members. Renew your membership today and volunteer to help!
Mobilizing Climate
Action for Health
MONDAY, 9.23 • 7:30-9PM
Join us for a FREE evening of public discussion and action planning! A panel of local and international storytellers will spark inspiration about how we can expand our commitment to climate action.
Join Us for an Abenaki Dinner on the Farm
SUNDAY, 9.29 • 5-7:30PM
Celebrate Abenaki culture as we have dinner together at the Farm Barn. Fred Wiseman, Abenaki scholar and paleoethnobotanist, will lead us through a meal prepared by Shelburne Farms and local chefs and harvested from our fields.
BLT Tagliatelle at the Champlain Valley Fair
Our Dairy and Inn Kitchen teams wrapped up ten days of providing food and agriculture education to the 100,000+ Champlain Valley Fair visitors.
Community as Classroom
Seven Days shares the story of Burlington City and Lake Semester, a partnership program between Shelburne Farms and Burlington School District that creates an immersive learning experience using the city as a real-world classroom.
Upcoming Programs & Events
Thursday, September 19, 9:00AM– 6:00PM, Bread Loaf Mountain Campus, Ripton VT
Orienteering, Saturday, September 28,
Clinic 9:00–10:00AM; Navigate the courses 10:00AM–12:00PM
Saturday & Sunday , September 28 & 29, 10:00AM–4:00PM
Sunday, September 29, 5:00–7:30PM
Wednesday, October 2, 5:00–7:00PM
Share the Harvest, Thursday, October 3,
Breakfast: 7:30–11:30AM; Dinner: 5:30–9:30PM
Draft Animal-Power Field Days, Friday, October 4–Monday, October 7
Sunday, October 6, 4:00–6:00PM