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August Volunteer Spotlight | Viki Poole

Introducing August's Volunteer of the Month, Viki Poole! The Events + Programs Team is excited to highlight individuals who exemplify the Park's mission through their service. This month, we are honored to feature Viki Poole, a volunteer who has served as an Interpreter for six years. You can sign up for our monthly Events + Programs Newsletter to get the inside scoop on what's happening in the Park and the people who make it happen. Just email Coral at coconner@shelbyfarmspark.com.  And... Read More
Posted by Betsy Peterson at 8-25-15 | 0 comments
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New Guests Arrive at Cluckingham Palace

After a month of hard work, the new chicken coop pictured above is finally ready to welcome its first guests who were born yesterday! Affectionately named Cluckingham Palace by our Farm to Fork Fellows, the chicken coop is our fancy structure custom built for our 12 new chicks who will arrive this week.  But how did we get to the point where we were hosting our second group of park residents, after the popular buffalo? Let's start from the beginning. The Greenline Gardens is an... Read More
Posted by Betsy Peterson at 8-18-15 | 1 comments
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Greenline Set to Double in Distance

What's better than the Shelby Farms Greenline? TWO Shelby Farms Greenlines. Well, there won't be two, but the Greenline is set to double in length over the next couple of years! This expansion is happening in several different chunks, so we wanted to share the full picture with you and make sure you had the most up to date info on your beloved trail. Last Friday, we broke ground on the Shelby Farms Greenline Eastward Extension, taking the trail 4.15-miles from Farm Rd. out to Cordova.... Read More
Posted by Betsy Peterson at 8-11-15 | 2 comments
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Special Delivery | New Signs to Be Installed this Week!

Have you heard about our new Wayfinding signs that we're installing around the Park? Finally, after two years, we are ready to install the directional signs! Demonstration signs were tested last week and permanent signs will start going in this week. Anywhere you see these holes... ...You will soon see these signs helping you navigate your way around this 4,500 park!  These signs are part of the $70M of improvements we are bringing to the Park by the end of 2016. ... Read More
Posted by Betsy Peterson at 8-4-15 | 0 comments
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