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Vermont Distilleries Make Hand Sanitizer to Fight COVID-19

Vermont Distilleries Make Hand Sanitizer to Fight COVID-19

Vermont’s distilleries are well known for their award-winning spirits, but as the state fights the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re switching gears and producing hand sanitizer instead. Smugglers’ ...
Vermont certified B Corps: Using business as a force for good

Vermont certified B Corps: Using business as a force for good

Vermont has long been an incubator of innovative companies whose mission and impact are central to their business models. Today, our state is at the forefront of a national wave of socially ...
Vermont Violins awarded workforce development grant

Vermont Violins awarded workforce development grant

Vermont Violins is the most recent small Vermont business to have been approved for a workforce training grant from the Vermont Training Program (VTP). Vermont Violins is expanding in-house ...
Vermont Creamery grows with help of VTP grant

Vermont Creamery grows with help of VTP grant

Vermont Creamery, makers of fresh and aged goat cheeses, cultured butter, and crème fraiche, has been granted more than $65,000 in Vermont Training Program (VTP) funding. The funding will support
Vermont Smoke & Cure awarded Vermont Training Program grant

Vermont Smoke & Cure awarded Vermont Training Program grant

Vermont Smoke & Cure, a Hinesburg-based maker of smoked meats and meat snacks in Vermont since 1962, was granted more than $15,000 in Vermont Training Program (VTP) funding.  Vermont Smoke ...
Vermont Coffee Company workforce training supported by state grant

Vermont Coffee Company workforce training supported by state grant

Vermont Coffee Company was recently awarded $20,000 in training funds from the Vermont Department of Economic Development’s Vermont Training Program. Vermont Coffee Company collaborated with ...
Entrepreneurial success in Vermont takes many forms

Entrepreneurial success in Vermont takes many forms

Scrappy, motivated, innovative, even desperate. These are words that can describe most small business owners as they pursue their dreams along with success. Recently Vermont Public Radio aired a ...