Sugaring Season

Sugaring Season

Above, Dana Bishop of Shelburne Farms explains how the evaporator works as sugaring begins. Every seven minutes a timer goes off, and more wood is fed into the evaporator to keep it hot enough. Left, Bishop pours syrup after it’s been processed in the evaporator to remove water. Now it’s ready to be filtered and… Read More »

Giving back and learning about town government

Giving back and learning about town government

The Renaissance Elementary School at Shelburne Farms values civic and community engagement through service and project-based learning. Teachers model this in their classroom in daily lessons and on field trip experiences for the children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Students in the fourth and fifth grades, under the guidance of Assistant School Director Danielle Harris… Read More »