Vermont’s Workforce Dilemma Labor Force Does Not Match Employer Needs

Vermont’s Workforce Dilemma Labor Force Does Not Match Employer Needs

Labor force does not match employer needs; a deeper look into growing the food system workforce Vermont’s struggle to grow its workforce weakens our economy, inhibits the ability for Vermont businesses to expand their operations, and threatens the ability for Vermonters and future generations to grow and thrive here in the Green Mountains. An aging […]

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Vermont Law School Team Takes Home Region 1 National Moot Court Championship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — CONTACT:   Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, mapelquist@vermontlaw.edu SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Nov. 21, 2017––A team of Vermont Law School students was named Region 1 National Moot Court Competition champion following rounds at Boston College Law School last weekend. In January, VLS students Thomas Flynn JD/MELP’18, […]

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Nov
27

Capstone and VSECU Partner on Fuel Your Neighbors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact:  Yvonne Lory, Capstone Community Action Phone: (802) 479-1053 Email: ylory@capstonevt.org   Capstone and VSECU Partner on Fuel Your Neighbors Initiative provides emergency food and heating assistance to vulnerable central Vermonters   Barre, Vt. – Winter is a tough time for thousands of central Vermonters as they’re forced to choose between […]

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Shop Small with Local First Vermont & SunCommon!

Burlington, VT – Local First Vermont hosted a press conference Monday November 20th at the Savoy Theatre in Montpelier at 1:30pm to promote Shop Small Saturday, as well as to announce an upcoming program with SunCommon. State Treasurer Beth Pearce was in attendance, as well as representatives from Local First Vermont, SunCommon, and the Vermont […]

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Nov
15

City Market Opens South End Co-op

As of Thursday, Burlington is home to two community-owned food cooperatives! Burlington, VT – City Market’s long anticipated second store (207 Flynn Avenue, Burlington) opens to the public on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Regular hours at the South End store are 7am to 9pm daily with many of the same amenities the community enjoys at […]

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Nov
10

Local First Vermont Releases Buy Local Book and App, Partners with VSECU

Burlington, VT – Buying local just got easier. Local First Vermont recently released the 8th edition of the Buy Local Coupon Book and Mobile App. With coupons at more than 250 locally-owned, independent Vermont businesses, the resource makes it easier to learn about and support those businesses that routinely reinvest 45% back into Vermont’s economy. […]

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VBSR Hiring a Communication Manager

Help advance business solutions to issues affecting the planet, people and profit! At VBSR, we are splitting our current Communication & Membership position into two positions: Communication Manager and Membership Manager.  We are seeking a full-time Communication Manager to lead communications on VBSR’s membership, programs, policies and events and educate the business community and public about […]

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VLS Presents ‘Energize Democracy: How to Run for Office’ Workshop Nov. 11

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Nov. 1, 2017––The New Economy Law Center at Vermont Law School will present “Energize Democracy: How to Run for Office,” a nonpartisan workshop covering the basics of campaigning, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in Chase Community Center at VLS. The workshop is free and open to the public and […]

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Workforce development and business succession necessary for continued growth in Vermont’s food system

Vermont Farm to Plate Network identifies skilled and larger workforce, shifts in food system career perceptions, and business exit strategies needed to sustain Vermont farm and food economy Montpelier, VT – Over 270 members of the Vermont Farm to Plate Network convened October 26-27, 2017 at the 7th annual Farm to Plate Network Gathering in Killington […]

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Seeking Full-Time Communication Manager

Help advance business solutions to issues affecting the planet, people and profit! Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) seeks a full-time Communication Manager to lead communications on VBSR’s membership, programs, policies and events and educate the business community and public about socially responsible business. Qualified candidates will have outstanding verbal and written communication skills, proven […]

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