Visit Shelburne Farms, a nonprofit education organization whose mission is to cultivate a conservation ethic for a sustainable future. Tour the 1,400-acre working farm and National Historic Landmark on the shores of Lake Champlain in Shelburne, Vermont. One favorite spot is the dairy which supports about 110 milking cows, all purebred Brown Swiss. The milk is crafted into an artisanal cheddar on the property. The primarily pasture-based dairy defines the working landscape and is part of the campus for learning about sustainability.
Enjoy the best of rural Vermont with experiences both eclectic and elegant amid rolling hills and lake and mountain views in Shelburne, Vermont. Your package includes a visit to the world-famous Shelburne Museum – known for its American and Impressionist paintings and American folk and decorative arts. Next, stroll through Shelburne Farms to walk the meadow and forest trails and visit their farming and award-winning cheese operations. This active environmental education center demonstrates Vermont’s leadership in agricultural evolution. Then, stop by the Shelburne Vineyard for a tasting of their award-winning wines, a tour of their state-of-the-art winery and a souvenir wine glass filled with memories.
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