Members in the News

Mar
19

Lawson’s Finest Liquids brewers named VT Small Business Persons of the Year

Vermont Business Magazine The owners of Lawson’s Finest Liquids of Waitsfield today were named 2020 Vermont Small Business Persons of the Year. Sean and Karen Lawson are being recognized by the US Small Business Administration for Lawson’s Finest Liquids employment growth, success in the marketplace, company expansion and community involvement. Lawson’s Finest Liquids started in 2008 […]

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Mar
18

Members Championing Change: Champlain Valley Dispensary & Southern Vermont Wellness

The only independently owned cannabis company in the state, Champlain Valley Dispensary & Southern Vermont Wellness is not just navigating the field of an emerging industry but is also using a values-led approach to business that champions the environment, it’s employees and policy action. Champlain Valley Dispensary puts environmental responsibility at the forefront of its company values. They use only OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) listed products, and they […]

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VT Digger offers free Underwriting Package to VBSR members for COVID-19 communications

VTDigger has been working around the clock to deliver the most timely updates on COVID-19. It is crucial that Vermonters be informed on new developments. It is also important for Vermont businesses to be able to communicate and inform their customers on closures, services, etc. As an extension of our reporting as a public service, we […]

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Utilities halt disconnections during coronavirus crisis

Three of Vermont’s largest electric utilities, and its sole natural gas utility, will stop disconnections through the end of April, citing potential financial hardships customers may face from the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Green Mountain Power, which provides electricity to approximately 266,000 customers, announced Sunday evening that it would be “suspending collections activities” through April […]

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Mar
17

GMT COVID-19 Update: Stay home if possible, Free bus fare until April 1st, Some service suspended

Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 pandemic, GMT would like to offer the following updates to our passengers. To begin, if passengers are able to stay home, please do so. We’re here to get nurses, doctors, child care workers, first responders, transit workers, and anyone else who needs us where they need to go, safely. […]

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Mar
16

STERLING COLLGE’S SCHOOL OF THE NEW AMERICAN FARMSTEAD LAUNCHES FOUR PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS IN WINE, CHEESE, SUSTAINABLE FOOD CRAFT, AND FARM & GARDEN MANAGEMENT

Sterling College’s School of the New American Farmstead Launches Four Professional Certificate Programs  Wine, Cheese, Sustainable Food, and Farm & Garden Management All On The Menu for Professionals and Individuals; Credits for Dietitians Offered CRAFTSBURY COMMON, Vt.––March 10, 2020— A cheese cave, a castle vineyard, a hotel on the Point Reyes National Seashore, a Vermont […]

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Mar
12

Special Report: Are Vermont Businesses Prepared for the Coronavirus?

3/11/2020 While there is only one confirmed case of the coronavirus in Vermont, experts say it’s only a matter of time before others are reported. As seasoned business coaches, we’ve observed that few businesses in Vermont are preparing for possible disruption from the coronavirus. It’s our strong belief that Vermont businesses which prepare, rather than […]

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Mar
10

Call to Artists: Teach Art in Horsford’s Spectacular Landscape

Charlotte, Vermont, March 10, 2020 – Horsford Gardens and Nursery is welcoming artists to teach their own custom classes in its Art in the Garden series. There is no cost to use the nursery for a workshop, nor does Horsford’s receive any portion of class cost. Vermont and New York arts organizations are encouraged to […]

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Windham Grows Business Accelerator Accepting Applications for Next Cohort 

Windham Grows Business Accelerator Accepting Applications for Next Cohort  BRATTLEBORO, VT — Windham Grows, a food and agriculture business accelerator that connects entrepreneurs with mentoring, industry connections and support, is accepting applications for its spring/summer 2020 program. Windham Grows is part of Strolling of the Heifers, whose mission is connecting people with healthy local food, […]

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Feb
19

Members Championing Change: Villanti Printers

Since Villanti Printers opened our doors in 1959 we have been committed to doing business the right way: producing vibrant, high quality print and mail, sustainably. In addition to producing dynamic, impactful work for our clients, Villanti believes that ensuring the health of the planet and cultivating a high-quality team and workplace is simply the […]

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