Members in the News

Feb
05

Vermont’s Congressional Representative Balint visits Farm Surplus Management Effort in Northern Vermont

  Vermont’s Congressional Representative Balint visits Farm Surplus Management Effort in Northern Vermont Photo Caption: Congresswoman Becca Balint lends a hand, dicing carrots with Salvation Farms’ Clearinghouse Director Tony Risitano. On Wednesday, January 24th, Salvation Farms was joined by Vermont’s Congresswoman Becca Balint for an informational meeting. The organization’s Executive Director, Theresa Snow, Clearinghouse Director, Tony Risitano […]

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Jan
31

Vermont Farm to Plate Releases Food Security in Vermont: Roadmap to 2035

For two years, over 600 Vermonters contributed their personal expertise on food security to develop a Food Security in Vermont: Roadmap to 2035. The Farm to Plate Network’s Food Security Priority Strategy Team led the Roadmap development presented the completed Roadmap on January 24, 2024 to the Vermont Senate Committee on Agriculture and the Vermont […]

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Jan
16

Press Release – High 5 Adventure Learning Appoints New Executive Director

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE High 5 Adventure Learning Center Appoints Jennifer Ottinger as Executive Director Brattleboro, VT – Thursday, January 11, 2024 – High 5 Adventure Learning Center, a leading organization in adventure education and experiential learning is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jennifer Ottinger as its new Executive Director and also celebrates […]

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Jan
16

VBSR member agency helps youth with disabilities aim high

A “sponsor spotlight” article recently uploaded to VTDigger reports that, “For too long, opportunities and expectations for youth with intellectual disabilities and autism – and the expectations they set for themselves – were modest. Strong and expanding partnerships between Vermont Care Partner network agencies, schools, state government, and Vermont employers have opened the door for […]

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Jan
02

Matthew Bushey Named Managing Principal of TruexCullins Architecture + Interior Design

TruexCullins has announced that Matthew Bushey, AIA, LEED AP is advancing to the role of Managing Principal of the firm as of January 1, 2024. He will succeed David Epstein, AIA, who has served as Managing Principal for the past 11 years. Epstein will remain with the firm and will continue to lead the Education […]

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Dec
13

New England Food Vision Prize Awards Funds to Salvation Farms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Theresa Snow Salvation Farms, Executive Director 802-888-4360 Info@salvationfarms.org MORRISVILLE, VT New England Food Vision Prize Awards Funds to Salvation Farms Preserving surplus produce to aid sourcing local food for schools Photo Caption: Jeff Brynn, Director of Food Service for Lamoille South Supervisory Union received a sample of frozen product from Salvation […]

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Nov
16

An Impact Investor’s Musings: Lessons Learned from a Decade of Investing in Rural Communities

By Janice St. Onge, President, Flexible Capital Fund, L3C Since 2011 I’ve been running the Flexible Capital Fund, L3C (the Flex Fund), a for-profit, impact investment fund and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). The Flex Fund provides flexible, patient risk capital in the form of revenue based financing, debt and equity, to growing companies in […]

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Nov
16

MACLAY ARCHITECTS WILL BECOME VERMONT INTEGRATED ARCHITECTURE – MACLAY STUDIO

Maclay Architects and Vermont Integrated Architecture, P.C. (VIA) are excited to announce that Maclay Architects will become “VIA – Maclay Studio” as of January 1, 2024. The staff at Maclay Architects will become VIA employees at that time. Nationally-recognized as a pioneer of sustainable architecture, Bill Maclay has been practicing in the Mad River Valley […]

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Oct
31

DeltaClimeVT climate economy accelerator seeks entrepreneurs for Energy 2024 cohort

The DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator is seeking innovative, start-up and/or seed stage, energy companies offering innovative products or services aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to help Vermont meet its climate goals. During Energy 2024, entrepreneurs will work directly with Vermont utilities who are looking to deploy innovative services and technologies […]

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Oct
16

Next Generation Wood-Based Textiles Offer Northern Forest Market Development Opportunities

The potential for wood to replace plastic in woven and nonwoven textiles is progressing rapidly, offering new market development opportunities across the Northern Forest region, according to a new Market Opportunity Assessment commissioned by the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF).  Forest to Fiber: Next-Generation Pathways for Vermont and Regional Leadership in Wood-Based Fiber and Textiles, […]

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