Farm to Plate: Vermont Food Co-ops Talk Local Food

Farm to Plate: Vermont Food Co-ops Talk Local Food

May 29, 2019By Jake ClaroStaff Articles

It’s a safe bet that no matter where one finds themselves in Vermont, they’re not too far away from a Vermont food co-op. Boasting the highest number of stores per capita, Vermont’s 15 food co-ops have established themselves as pillars of their communities along with being drivers of the state’s local food movement. “Vermont’s food … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2019 Announces Cohort Companies

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2019 Announces Cohort Companies

May 23, 2019By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

DeltaClimeVT (formerly Accel-VT), a Vermont business accelerator managed by the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, just announced the selection of seven early-stage energy companies from across the U.S. and Canada to participate in its Energy 2019 cohort. The Vermont business accelerator will kick off the first of three one-week sprints in Burlington next week. Fifteen entrepreneurs … Read More

2018 Emerging Woodworker of the Year, Towards Nightfall, Finds Home in Vermont

2018 Emerging Woodworker of the Year, Towards Nightfall, Finds Home in Vermont

April 15, 2019By Christine McGowanStaff Articles

Neither Jared Williams nor Catherine Emil planned to stay in Vermont after graduation, but “felt it was impossible to leave…in a good way.” After completing a four-semester immersion program at Vermont Woodworking School, the two friends intended to part ways, returning to their respective homes in New York and San Antonio, Texas. As they considered … Read More

Ski the Trees, Protect the Forests

Ski the Trees, Protect the Forests

March 15, 2019By Christine McGowanStaff Articles

By Christine McGowan, Forest Program Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Skiing backcountry terrain in Vermont is hardly a new idea. Originally a mode of transportation for Vermonters stranded by unpassable, snow-covered roads, skiing in the woods dates back to the early 1900s when visitors from Norway introduced the novel idea of strapping long, wooden slats … Read More

DeltaClimeVT announces Ag & Food Tech winners

DeltaClimeVT announces Ag & Food Tech winners

December 19, 2018By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Eight climate solution entrepreneurs graduated from the Vermont business accelerator to help solve agriculture and food technology challenges while honing business models for success.  SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – DeltaClimeVT (formerly Accel-VT), a business accelerator providing support, mentorship, and access to capital for early stage companies committed to climate economy innovation, announced the winners of the … Read More

Fighting Climate Change One Rocking Chair at a Time: Vermont Woods Studios Makes a Case for Buying Local

Fighting Climate Change One Rocking Chair at a Time: Vermont Woods Studios Makes a Case for Buying Local

November 15, 2018By Christine McGowanStaff Articles

By Christine McGowan, Forest Program Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund “Buy local” is a common refrain around Vermont, and many of us feel good about supporting small, independently-owned businesses, farms and restaurants around the state. For Peggy Farabaugh, owner of Vermont Woods Studios in Vernon, the idea has roots that are much deeper and farther … Read More