Mother's Day is next weekend, May 12th! Send a mom in your life some love with our Shelburne S'more package — a new take on the old marshmallow and chocolate classic. Link in profile to shop. 🧀 💛
Upon closing for the 2018 season, we surveyed the windows on the south side of the Inn and determined that nine windows were in dire need of restoration. Birdseye Construction has been replacing the window sills and casings to prepare for opening on May 11!
The experienced teamsters of the Green Mountain Draft Horse Association held a beginner horse driving clinic on the Farm, teaching new members of the Vermont draft horse community how to harness, hook up a cart, and ground drive! As Jean Cross explains, “People who drive are in tune with the animals and natural rhythms. Because you are working with breathing, thinking creatures, you have to be aware of everything around them. When you’re that alert, you end up experiencing more. Using draft horses over petroleum-based equipment also contributes less noise and uses no diesel, making it good for the environment as a whole.”
We all know the main ingredient in cheese is milk, but most cheeses also contain salt, cultures and rennet. Rennet is fascinating, yet it isn't well understood by most people. Link in profile to the story in our Farm Blog.