Workforce development critical to sustain local food economy

Jan
12

Workforce development critical to sustain local food economy

2017 Farm to Plate Annual Report shows successful implementation of Vermont’s food system plan has created need for more farm and food workers to meet food business expansion goals due to increased consumer demand Montpelier, Vt. – Representatives of the Vermont Farm to Plate Network and staff at the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund presented the […]

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Jan
02

Vermont Law School Mourns Professor Emeritus Gil Kujovich, Civil Rights Leader and Legal Scholar

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Jan. 2, 2018––With great sadness we announce the death of Gil Kujovich, Professor Emeritus of Vermont Law School. Professor Kujovich, 71, passed away after a long illness in the company of his loving wife, Joni Chenoweth, and family on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Boston, Mass. “Our hearts are heavy as we […]

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Up to $60,000 Available Through the Local Food Market Development Grant Program

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) is pleased to announce the availability of up to $60,000 of funding for Local Food Market Development (LFMD) Grants to assist eligible Vermont farmers, businesses, and value-chain facilitators to reach new markets. VAAFM works to support market opportunities with an institutional or other wholesale focus in […]

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City Market Donates Proceeds from 20th Annual Tree Sale

For the past 20 years, City Market has held a COTS Tree Sale to benefit Burlington’s Committee on Temporary Shelter. This year, City Market once again sold fresh balsams from Moffatt’s Tree Farm in Craftsbury, Vermont. The Co-op sold 660 trees from Wednesday, November 29 through Friday, December 8 and the net proceeds were donated […]

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Legal Scholars Release 2018 Top 10 Environmental Watch List

Environmental law scholars and editors of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law (VJEL) at Vermont Law School today announced publication of the 2018 “Vermont Law Top 10 Environmental Watch List,” highlighting critical law and policy issues they believe will escalate in the coming year. The list, in its eighth year, features articles co-authored by VLS students and […]

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Vermont CBD and Hemp Producers and Artisans Team Up With Vermont Ski Areas to Provide Demos and Free Presentation for Winter Sports Athletes

With interest in legal, non-psychoactive hemp and CBD products growing rapidly, and the explosive growth of legal hemp cultivation, processing, and products being made in Vermont, Heady Vermont presents CBD 101: Cannabidiol for Winter Sports Athletes and Weekend Warriors. The inaugural event will take place on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Burke Mountain Hotel and Conference Center, […]

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Dec
21

VEOC Hires Aplomb Consulting — Two VBSR Members Team Up

EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP BENEFITS TO REACH MORE COMPANIES WITH APLOMB VEOC Hires Aplomb Consulting to Boost This Effort Dec. 21, 2017 – Burlington, VT – Vermont Employee Ownership Center (VEOC) today announced plans to more broadly publicize the benefits of employee ownership. VEOC has hired Aplomb Consulting to guide this effort, to include message refinement, business […]

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Dec
21

NRG Systems’ website chosen as ‘site of the month’ by Silverstripe

Silverstripe is an open source platform for building and managing websites. It’s known for being easy to use and being very scalable, flexible and secure. SilverStripe is one of our preferred CMSs at Bluehouse Group and they just featured our project with NRG Systems in their blog, check it out! We are proud of the work we’ve done together […]

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ENRLC, Neighbors See Win in Graniteville Pollution Case

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Dec. 18, 2017– This month Neighbors for Healthy Communities (Neighbors), with the support of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) at Vermont Law School, achieved their latest victory in a six-year battle against polluting industry in Graniteville, Vt. On Dec. 1, Susan Baird of the District 5 Environmental Commission issued a jurisdictional […]

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New Center for Justice Reform at VLS Offers Training, Degrees in Restorative Criminal Justice

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Dec. 14, 2017––Vermont Law School officials today launched a new Center for Justice Reform to address deficiencies in the criminal justice system and other responses to harm and conflict. The center offers degree and training programs for law and master’s students as well as criminal justice professionals, educators, and other community members […]

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