Please support Common Roots at our annual plant sale. May 20 & 21 from 9-4 at the Farm at South Village, Allen Road East. Proceeds will benefit Farm to School, Community Food Shares and Food Education efforts.
COMMON ROOTS reached its goal for the Wheeler House Refrigerator and Freezer! “Never underestimate the power of five families and local businesses coming together to make a difference!” By Carol McQuillen What better way to educate our children toward a more sustainable future than to have community members participate in events that make a difference! […]
Saturday was a big day for kids in South Burlington. At the Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School 11 teams were competing for the Rebel Chef Competition.Seventh grader Liana Wijetunga loves to cook, but now she’s taking her skills to a whole new level. She and a group of classmates got together to compete in the […]
It was the Party of the Year! Close to 300 people came out to Shelburne Farms to celebrate the eighth anniversary of Common Roots, the South Burlington project to engage the schools, children, and adults of the community with nourishing foods they eat and how they are produced. What makes a gathering “Party of the […]
This year’s Farm to School Program was kicked off in September by our new FTS Educator, Jennifer Sutton, with classes held outside next to Central School’s South Garden. Students learned how to build a healthy plate through games, songs, and observations in the garden. Students were also exposed to the abundance of the Vermont harvest […]