Utilities halt disconnections during coronavirus crisis

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
13

VBSR Offers Resources & Webinar for COVID-19 Planning & Practices

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility is offering suggested employer practices, employee practices, organizational planning resources and other resources related to planning and preparation for the effects of COVID-19. The primary goals of the organizational approaches are: caring for employees and their families taking actions necessary to maintain mission-driven organizations. VBSR has developed a planning checklist […]

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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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Feb
18

VBSR Announces Newest Champion Member Mamava

Mamava joins leading Vermont businesses for People, Planet and Prosperity Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announces this week that Mamava will join the organization’s Champion Members. VBSR is a business association with over 730 members who work to foster a business ethic that sets a high standard within the Vermont professional community for protecting […]

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Feb
10

Agency Will Employ Blockchain Tracking Technology For 2020 Hemp Season

Vermont company Trace will deploy first-in-the-nation hemp tracking system The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) recently finalized a strategic contract with Vermont based company Trace, to utilize the company’s blockchain-based platform with a secure soil-to-shelf hemp registration, licensing and enforcement tracking system.  This first-in-the-nation hemp tracking system will allow the Agency to […]

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