Shelburne Farms


Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit organization educating for a sustainable future. The Farm advances education for sustainability in Vermont, nationally, and internationally through its professional learning for teachers, farm to school, and farm-based education programs. Shelburne Farms plays a leadership role in such groundbreaking educational initiatives as the Sustainable Schools Project, a Forest for Every Classroom, and a Watershed for Every Classroom. The Farm supports the National and Vermont Farm to School Networks, Vermont Food Education Every Day, and the Farm-Based Education Network. Shelburne Farms is supported by grants and donations, as well as its program-support enterprises: a grass-based dairy and award-winning farmstead cheese-making operation, an organic market garden, maple sugaring and sustainable lumber production, an internationally-recognized seasonal inn and farm-to-table restaurant, and special events.



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Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1973

Your donations to Shelburne Farms are tax deductible.

Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).

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