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Offered through February, our Weekend Sleigh Rides are a great way to bundle up, get outdoors, and enjoy the winter! All rides are weather permitting, so be sure to call our Welcome Center & Farm Store at 802-985-0350 if you’re concerned about the conditions. Video by Dreamlike Pictures.

Transforming Schools with Food & Farm Education

“What I love about farm to school is that it has the potential to transform a whole community by thoughtfully connecting students to something so basic and engaging—FOOD!”

– Aimee Østensen, Shelburne Farms Educator

Learn about our work in Cabot

Northeast Farm to School Leads the Way

Civil Eats follows up on the success of a New York State program to incentivize school cafeterias to purchase local foods. Vermont has introduced a similar bill, and Betsy Rosenbluth of Vermont FEED (our partnership project with NOFA-VT) speaks about farm to school’s role in these efforts.

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Up Close with Owls

What questions do you have about owls? Educator Cat Parrish and Craig Newman, Director of Outreach for Earth Stewardship, offered up answers and introduced two educational owl ambassadors, Carson and Chapin at a recent program.

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A Gift of Cheddar for the Winter Chill


Embrace the Danish idea of Hygge (cozy comfortable winter contentment!) with this package designed to brighten your spirits during winter’s chill. A wonderful treat for yourself or to delight a friend.

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Quick & Easy Legacy Giving

When Dieter Gump discovered an insurance policy he no longer needed, he designated Shelburne Farms as its beneficiary. A quick, easy, and no cost way to make a legacy gift.


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Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit education organization inspiring and cultivating learning for a sustainable future. Based on Abenaki land along the shores of Lake Champlain, our campus is a 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark.

Shelburne Farms | 1611 Harbor Road, Shelburne, VT 05482