Program to help Vermont businesses

Another program is launching to help Vermont businesses that are short on operating funds because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

National Bank of Middlebury names new leaders

A new board member, promotions and a new hire were recently announced by the National Bank of Middlebury.

Sarah Kearns receives small business award

State Director Linda Rossi announced that Sarah Kearns of Middlebury has been selected as the 2022 State Star of the Vermont Small Business Development Center.

ACEDC aids two Bristol business projects

The Addison County Economic Development Corp. recently helped two Bristol businesses to secure financing for commercial development projects.

Garden shop owner ventures into cannabis sales

Emeraldrose Grows owner Greg Newman is planning to add a new kind of flower to his organic gardening shop this fall: recreational cannabis.

Ferrisburgh sets public hearing on cannabis zoning

The Ferrisburgh selectboard has scheduled a public hearing on proposed new zoning laws that would govern where sellers, growers and manufacturers of cannabis could work within town limits.

Kick Start funds three new Midd businesses

Downtown Middlebury will soon boast three new businesses offering products ranging from women’s clothing to wine, thanks to a new round of startup grants offered through the Kick Start program.

Addison County food hub will open soon

The Addison County Relocalization Network (ACORN) has just hired a manager for a new “food hub” on Middlebury’s Exchange Street that next month will begin receiving a variety of wares from area food producers and help get them to markets both near and far … (read more)

Cannabis purveyor to convert Standard Register building

Satori last year purchased the former Conner Homes facility on Route 7 South in Middlebury and intends to turn it into a state-of-the-art cannabis grow and processing facility.

Fresh joins local naturopathic practice

Vermont Wellness Medicine and Integrative Oncology recently welcomed Anemone Fresh, ND, MSOM, LAc, to the Middlebury practice.

Cannabis retail store proposed in Middlebury

Middlebury voters’ decision last year to open the town’s doors to recreational cannabis ventures has led to two such applications being filed this month.

Ferrisburgh eyes pot shop panel

With Ferrisburgh residents in March backing legal retail cannabis sales in their town and Vermont law allowing that activity to begin in October, the Ferrisburgh selectboard on Tuesday began considering the town’s permitting process.

Middlebury kennel eyed for cannabis business

Childhood friends Max Eingorn, Ronald Williams and Zachary Tyson had often talked about going into business together.

Sugarmakers celebrate the art of boiling sap

After taking two years off because of the pandemic, the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association has brought back its popular maple open house weekend events.

Shoreham farm acquires high-end butter business

Twenty-two years after founding Animal Farm Butter in Orwell and making it into one of the most celebrated farmstead butter operations in the country, Diane St. Clair has passed the torch to a new generation.