economy

Burton Brings Sustainability to the Slopes and Beyond

By John M. Turner Since 1977, when Jake Burton founded his iconic company, Burton Snowboards has been a leader in snowboarding apparel and equipment. Coupled with an innovative, entrepreneurial spirit is a drive to ensure Burton grows as a profitable and sustainable business, a mind-set that permeates through the entire DNA of the company. Sustainability […]

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New Food System Jobs Exceed Expectations in Vermont

By Rachel Carter More than 2,000 Vermont food system jobs have been added to the local economy since the launch of the Farm to Plate initiative. In only four and a half years, Vermont has surpassed what had been predicted to occur over a ten year period by 500 jobs. Food entrepreneurs have added at […]

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