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5/6 - 10/3/19

Community Teaching Garden

Join us for a unique garden education program that teaches adults how to grow their own food in a fun, supportive, and cooperative learning environment through weekly lessons and hands-on garden work. Learn to plant, cultivate, harvest and preserve produce and take home as many fresh vegetables as you can grow. Choose a morning or evening class!

5/20 - 6/7/19

Breakthrough Leaders for Sustainable Food Systems Professional Certificate

"Highly relevant to professionals as well as nonprofessionals. You somehow managed to change my perspective on leadership, the food system, and activism, all in one course." - Sylvia G., 2018

6/1/19 9:30am - 6/2/19 2:00pm

Summer Field Days

A weekend of pasture management, livestock integrations, and agroforestry systems.

6/3/19 6:30pm - 8:00pm

On-Farm Composting with Cat Buxton

Learn how to increase the productivity of your farm compost, manage piles for pathogen kill and organic certification, and boost the microbial inoculum to improve fertility in your farm fields.

6/6 - 7, 19

Slow Living Summit: Future of Women in Food Entrepreneurship

The goal of Future of Women in Food Entrepreneurship 2019 is to bring together women and men in the farm and food industries and provide them with the tools, resources, and mentorship needed in growing socially responsible businesses.

6/8/19 11:59pm

Deadline to submit a workshop proposal for the NESAWG Conference

'The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (NESAWG) will be hosting their annual “It Takes a Region” conference in Jersey City, NJ on November 8th, 9th, and 10th! They are looking for workshop sessions that tackle systemic issues and prioritize the leadership and voices of those most impacted by the issues discussed. This would be a great opportunity to showcase your organization’s or personal efforts to address the inequity in our food system. The deadline for submitting the proposal is June 8th, 2019 at 11:59 Eastern time. Click here for more details.

6/9/19 10:00am - 11:30am

Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk with Julia Shaw at Shelburne Farms

Back by popular demand, these “weed walks” will introduce you to medicinal plants commonly found on Vermont’s working lands and introduce you to nature-based medicine.

6/19/19 10:00am - 11:30am

Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk with Emma Merritt at Shelburne Farms

Back by popular demand, these “weed walks” will introduce you to medicinal plants commonly found on Vermont’s working lands and introduce you to nature-based medicine.

6/22/19 8:00am - 1:00pm

Vermont Breakfast on the Farm at Maxwell's Neighborhood Farm

Join us June 22nd for Vermont Breakfast on the Farm at Maxwell's Neighborhood farm for a delicious pancake breakfast and a self guided farm tour of the Maxwell Dairy Farm in Newport, Vermont.

6/26/19 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Herbal Tea Party with Spoonful Herbals at Shelburne Farms

Celebrate and savor the delicate flavors of summer with Spoonful Herbals and “Afternoon Teatime” overlooking the lake and flower gardens from the North Porch of the Inn!