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  • MiVT: My Brigadeiro

    MiVT: My Brigadeiro

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:07:59 GMT
    In the basement of her Norwich home Paula Alexandrescu stays connected to her roots. She hand makes specialty chocolates for her business, My Brigadeiro.
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    In the basement of her Norwich home Paula Alexandrescu stays connected to her roots. She hand makes specialty chocolates for her business, My Brigadeiro.
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  • Clothes-drying racks

    Clothes-drying racks

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:53:26 GMT
    Simbo Camara stays connected with his African roots through traditional music and dance. He shares his heritage by making music with his mother-in-law, Debbie Ramsdell. He has his part -- and she has hers.More >>
    Bristol company makes clothes-drying rack kits.More >>
  • Local craft cider company heads back to its roots

    Local craft cider company heads back to its roots

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:22:39 GMT
    Moving in and moving up. The Citizen Cider crew is putting the final touches on its new Burlington location. The hard cider company sprouted three years ago. "A collaboration between three friends,"More >>
    The Citizen Cider crew is putting the final touches on its new Burlington location. The hard cider company sprouted three years ago.More >>
  • Meet an artist who paints in reverse

    Meet an artist who paints in reverse

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-04-04 14:18:45 GMT
    Doing things the right way isn't the way for one artist. Stephanie Larson likes doing things backwards. Larson likes to paint in reverse in her Bristol studio for her business Larson Folk Art. ReporterMore >>
    Doing things the right way isn't the way for one artist. Stephanie Larson likes doing things backwards.More >>
  • Huntington smithy makes ironwork built to last

    Huntington smithy makes ironwork built to last

    Friday, March 28 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-03-28 13:50:11 GMT
    In the shadows of Camel's Hump in Huntington, there's a barn lighting things up. Welcome to Huntington River Smithy, where Jim Fecteau creates custom ironwork. "I love blacksmithing. It's very intuitiveMore >>
    It's an age old skill that's still in demand today. Gina Bullard found a blacksmith who is creating Made in Vermont functional art.More >>
  • Biscuits for the allergy prone pooch

    Biscuits for the allergy prone pooch

    Friday, March 21 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-03-21 14:13:23 GMT
    Tyce Light finds his groove in his Montpelier kitchen, whipping up all natural treats. But they're not for him, they're for his best friends. "It's a dog barkery," Light said.He owns Bongo and Blanket'sMore >>
    From vegan to vegetarian and paleo to gluten free, there always seems to be new allergies or diets people use.  But what about our pets?More >>
  • Vermonter finds her way in the art world with maps

    Vermonter finds her way in the art world with maps

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-03-19 14:57:45 GMT
    When Johanne Durocher Yordan looks at maps, she knows she's moving in the right direction. "I appreciate maps they're beautiful the legends the street name sections," said Johanne. Johanne gets inspiredMore >>
    When Johanne Durocher Yordan looks at maps, she knows she's moving in the right direction.More >>
  • Placenta encapsulation

    Placenta encapsulation

    Friday, March 7 2014 11:12 AM EST2014-03-07 16:12:26 GMT
    At first glance it's hard to tell if Tara Carpenter is a chef or a medical examiner.She's actually a certified placenta encapsulation specialist. More >>
    After giving birth most women never see their placenta -- it's usually discarded. But one woman says a placenta is a gift from your body you shouldn't refuse, and she's turning it into pills that are Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Graniteville jeweler makes the most of local materials

    Graniteville jeweler makes the most of local materials

    Friday, February 28 2014 10:52 AM EST2014-02-28 15:52:56 GMT
    Sixty-thousand people visit the Rock of Ages in Graniteville every year from mid May to October, but there's more than just the granite quarry drawing them in. Meet Marcelle Moran. The 83-year-old hasMore >>
    Sixty-thousand people visit the Rock of Ages in Graniteville every year from mid May to October, but there's more than just the granite quarry drawing them in.More >>
  • Vermont's other syrups

    Vermont's other syrups

    Friday, February 21 2014 10:18 AM EST2014-02-21 15:18:20 GMT
    At Vermont's roots is maple syrup, but Linda Fox is making the state's other syrup for her business Sumptuous Syrups of Vermont. She creates five flavored syrups that can be used in everything from cocktailsMore >>
    Vermont is famous for its maple syrup. But one woman wants people to take notice of her other syrups that are made in Vermont.More >>
  • South Burlington's Doughnut Dilemma

    South Burlington's Doughnut Dilemma

    Friday, February 7 2014 10:43 AM EST2014-02-07 15:43:35 GMT
    From coffee to cupcakes -- beer to bread, the Burlington area has just about every locally-sourced food and beverage you can dream of.  But where are the doughnuts!? It might not look like your typicalMore >>
    From coffee to cupcakes -- beer to bread, the Burlington area has just about every locally-sourced food and beverage you can dream of.  But where are the doughnuts!?More >>
  • A graduation memento to remember

    A graduation memento to remember

    Friday, January 31 2014 10:49 AM EST2014-01-31 15:49:46 GMT
    In this old converted barn in Ludlow, pieces of wood get transformed into art. ClearLake Furniture makes custom wood furniture, but it's spied a new side project -- making ornamental wood spy glass telescopesMore >>
    When students graduate from college they leave with a lot of things -- a diploma, an education and eagerness for what lies ahead. Champlain College students also leave with something that's Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Birds in Wood

    Birds in Wood

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 10:39 AM EST2014-01-22 15:39:32 GMT
    Jim Maas lives in Morgan, Vermont -- surrounded by all types of birds. "I'm not a birder," he admits.They never really peaked his interest. "I never knew what a bird was until I started all this -- theyMore >>
    An afterthought for one man turned into a passion after an unexpected encounter.More >>
  • Orange Owl skin care products

    Orange Owl skin care products

    Friday, January 17 2014 11:12 AM EST2014-01-17 16:12:54 GMT
    It looks like a mix of a chemistry lab and a kitchen, and it is where Akshata Nayak whips up products for her all natural skin care line -- The Orange Owl. "It's the bright and wise choice," Nayak said.More >>
    Some people make master plans for their career -- but side plans sometimes have a way of popping up. A side plan for one woman has turned into a business that's Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Milton jeweler charts her own path

    Milton jeweler charts her own path

    Thursday, January 16 2014 12:40 PM EST2014-01-16 17:40:09 GMT
    When Danielle King isn't busy with her family she likes to take some time for herself. "This is my time to meditate and think and it's like all time stops when I'm doing this and this is just what I do.More >>
    Jewelry can make a person stand out. And soon a famous actress will be standing out with jewelry that's Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Colchester mead makers brew up a little magic

    Colchester mead makers brew up a little magic

    Friday, January 3 2014 11:23 AM EST2014-01-03 16:23:02 GMT
    It was once the drink of Vikings.  Centuries later, Ricky and Kelly Klein are bringing the beverage back.Welcome to Groennfell Meadery in Colchester. "Where as Vermont is old French for the Green Mountains,More >>
    It's no secret that the craft beer scene in Vermont is on fire, but a new kind of beverage is trying to buzz in.More >>
  • Hockey stick wax makes its mark

    Hockey stick wax makes its mark

    Friday, December 27 2013 10:55 AM EST2013-12-27 15:55:59 GMT
    Even at practice, the Rutland High School hockey team players put on their game faces.They're serious about the sport -- and the equipment they use. Many of the players wax their sticks with Wet NoodleMore >>
    Gina Bullard found one Made in Vermont business that hockey players are checking twice.More >>
  • Glass art that gives back

    Glass art that gives back

    Friday, December 20 2013 11:50 AM EST2013-12-20 16:50:23 GMT
    AO Glass Works in Burlington dips its pieces during production -- and into its own pockets -- making this business unique.  "We came out of the small studio crafts movement and at this point we're at theMore >>
    What's the perfect job on a chilly day? Gina Bullard may have found it -- a Vermont couple turning out beautiful Made-in-Vermont glass that's benefiting the community.More >>
  • Handmade stationery to celebrate all occasions

    Handmade stationery to celebrate all occasions

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 10:47 AM EST2013-12-17 15:47:33 GMT
    Annemarie Buckley loves to write. "My whole life I was told I have nice handwriting, which is nice to hear but now it's nice to put it to use," Buckley said.From writing peoples names in bubble lettersMore >>
    Handmade stationery that's Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Charlotte man's solution to lost pens

    Charlotte man's solution to lost pens

    Tuesday, December 10 2013 11:15 AM EST2013-12-10 16:15:18 GMT
    Tom O'Brien's Charlotte shop becomes more like Santa's workshop around the holidays. He's busy tinkering away, making something that's worth taking note of --  it's called the wallet pen. Reporter GinaMore >>
    A Vermont man has a solution to the problem of misplaced pens.More >>
  • Cranberries to brighten the holiday table

    Cranberries to brighten the holiday table

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 11:08 AM EST2013-12-03 16:08:15 GMT
    Bob Lesnikowski will be spending a lot of time in the kitchen this holiday season, cooking up a seasonal treat featured on many Thanksgiving Day tables.Lesnikowski, better known as 'Cranberry Bob,' isMore >>
    From turkey to mashed potatoes to stuffing, there are just certain things people need on their Thanksgiving Day table. For one business this is the busiest time of year, with their cranberry products that are Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Baby food without the guilt

    Baby food without the guilt

    Tuesday, November 26 2013 10:23 AM EST2013-11-26 15:23:44 GMT
    Allyson Spanier is mom to 6-year-old Addison and 3-year-old Bodhi. But you might say she has three kids. "It's like my third baby. I take a lot of pride in it," she said.She's talking about her business,More >>
    Vermont constantly has new local food businesses popping up, but now there's one specifically for kids --  and it's Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Furniture that stands the test of time

    Furniture that stands the test of time

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 11:57 AM EST2013-11-19 16:57:44 GMT
    Shelburne Farms is a 1,400 acre working farm teaching people what it takes to live off the land. About one-quarter is covered in trees -- and that's where one business finds its inspiration."We both haveMore >>
    Shelburne Farms is a 1,400 acre working farm teaching people what it takes to live off the land. About one-quarter is covered in trees -- and that's where one business finds its inspiration.More >>
  • Cookies that blaze their own way

    Cookies that blaze their own way

    Friday, November 15 2013 10:46 AM EST2013-11-15 15:46:01 GMT
    At this cookie shop in Waitsfield, the ingredients most people use to make the treats aren't around.Liz Lovely's cookies are gluten free and vegan.  That means no wheat -- no dairy. "They're cookies thatMore >>
    A brand of Made in Vermont cookies has received national attention, taking the business to the next level.More >>
  • Art with a touch of creepy

    Art with a touch of creepy

    Friday, November 15 2013 10:45 AM EST2013-11-15 15:45:42 GMT
    Val Russell likes to be different -- especially when it comes to her art. "It's cute and creepy," she said. Russell creates cards and pottery with her quirky drawings for her business Psychic Paper. "BeforeMore >>
    Halloween is right around the corner -- and some artists are getting busy with their Made in Vermont art that has a creepy side.More >>
  • Dog collars that show your pooch's personality

    Dog collars that show your pooch's personality

    Friday, November 15 2013 10:45 AM EST2013-11-15 15:45:07 GMT
    Chloe and Anita Bowes are best friends. The two are constantly on the go, but Bowes says that her dog Chloe is often mistaken as a male, so she embraces her feminine side with a collar. "It shouldn't beMore >>
    Americans will spend more than $55-billion on their pets this year according to the American Pet Products Association. It's a huge market that one family is trying to tap into -- with dog collars that are Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Pearce son branches out on his own

    Pearce son branches out on his own

    Friday, October 18 2013 10:22 AM EDT2013-10-18 14:22:53 GMT
    Andrew Pearce has a new passion -- transforming trees into bowls. "All of our bowls are hand finished, hand carved and that's so important.," Pearce said.He started his business, Andrew Pearce, in BethelMore >>
    Simon Pearce is known all over the world for its high quality glassware that's Made in Vermont.
    Recently a Pearce left the family business and branched out on his own -- in a different medium.
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  • Skin products for the Zombie Apocalypse

    Skin products for the Zombie Apocalypse

    Friday, October 11 2013 10:50 AM EDT2013-10-11 14:50:13 GMT
    Mother and daughter, Rennee Tower and Jane Barcomb, are all about being creative -- and a little quirky.They make goats milk soap for their company Sapling Naturals. "It's life changing once you realize,More >>
    If you're preparing for a zombie apocalypse, Gina Bullard found one business that has everything you'll need to ward off the un-dead -- with products that are Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Old photos with artful twist

    Old photos with artful twist

    Friday, October 4 2013 10:56 AM EDT2013-10-04 14:56:39 GMT
    There's just something about old photos that inspires Jen Burton. "People's memories and bringing them back to life in a certain way," Burton said.The photos are a jumping off point for her art businessMore >>
    Many of us have old photos that just sit around in boxes or photo albums. Gina Bullard found one woman who takes the moments captured in time and gives them new life with her artwork that's Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Skin care products derived from the earth

    Skin care products derived from the earth

    Friday, September 27 2013 10:51 AM EDT2013-09-27 14:51:18 GMT
    Cathleen Branon-Keogh loves to dig in the dirt, but the plants she's drawn to are usually the ones most people try to get rid of -- like comfrey, a pervasive herb and burdock, a pesky weed. Echinacea rootMore >>
    Homeopathic and all natural remedies are flying off the shelves. Gina Bullard met with one woman who says she uses the earth to heal -- with her products that are Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Wooden skateboards from Warren

    Wooden skateboards from Warren

    Friday, September 20 2013 10:46 AM EDT2013-09-20 14:46:16 GMT
    Matt Groom and Whitney Phillips find their groove in the woodshop.The two met fixing a flood damaged building in Warren after Tropical Storm Irene. "We very quickly learned we worked very well togetherMore >>
    Tropical Storm Irene brought together many members of different communities to rebuild. In Warren that relationship grew into a business that is on a roll.More >>
  • Stylish doll clothes

    Stylish doll clothes

    Friday, September 6 2013 10:27 AM EDT2013-09-06 14:27:29 GMT
    Like most grandparents, Lana Parkhurst is smitten with her granddaughter, Emma. The 10 year-old got a popular American Girl Doll a few years ago and Parkhurst wanted to play too. "First I made diapersMore >>
    Many little girls love playing dress up -- and love dressing up their dolls. Gina Bullard found one woman who likes to help -- with doll clothes that are Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Fast and effective ab workout

    Fast and effective ab workout

    Friday, August 30 2013 11:12 AM EDT2013-08-30 15:12:18 GMT
    For some people working out is a chore, so why not make it fun, fast and effective? That was the thinking behind Floery Mahoney's Da Vinci Body Board. "The Davinci Body Board is an exercise or fitnessMore >>
    For some people working out is a chore, so why not make it fun, fast and effective? That was the thinking behind Floery Mahoney's Da Vinci Body Board.More >>
  • Vt. glassblower finds his niche

    Vt. glassblower finds his niche

    Friday, August 23 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-08-23 14:34:21 GMT
    Hermit crabs carry their homes on their backs, often retreating into their shell for protection. But now people can see what nature normally covers up."It's sort of thinking out of the box," said RobertMore >>
    Shell collecting at the beach is a popular pastime, but we often forget one thing -- they're often an animal's habitat. One Vermont artist is trying to bring awareness to the problem with glass shells that are Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Art and clothing for the spiritual side

    Art and clothing for the spiritual side

    Friday, August 16 2013 11:53 AM EDT2013-08-16 15:53:10 GMT
    Judith McManis is crafty and creative. "if I can see it, I can make it," McManis said.The retired art teacher of 36 years expresses herself now through liturgical art -- art for churches and people whoMore >>
    Many churches are filled with art that symbolize tradition. One Vermont woman's artwork hangs, and is worn at churches.More >>
  • Dorset man stumbles into illuminating career

    Dorset man stumbles into illuminating career

    Friday, August 9 2013 10:44 AM EDT2013-08-09 14:44:30 GMT
    From the outside, the Dorset barn looks like many Vermont farms.  But inside, everyone and everything is lit up."It's the finishing touch for any room," said Cal Rosenwald. For the past 37 years RosenwaldMore >>
    Lighting helps create the mood of any room. Whether it's a table lamp or a wall sconce, a Dorset business has something for everyone.More >>
  • Custom sound from the Northeast Kingdom

    Custom sound from the Northeast Kingdom

    Tuesday, August 6 2013 10:27 AM EDT2013-08-06 14:27:35 GMT
    Conrad Sanville has tinkered with things for his entire life. He grew up on a dirt road in Westfield. A farm boy who wanted to design cars, he headed to college in California. "I was shy, farmer kid wayMore >>
    Whether you're a stereo novice or average listener the right speakers are paramount to good quality sound. Gina Bullard found one man whose Made in Vermont speakers are hitting the right note.More >>
  • Pottery that strives to inspire

    Pottery that strives to inspire

    Monday, July 29 2013 4:05 PM EDT2013-07-29 20:05:47 GMT
    Like most families, the Zilians are busy. So, they love when they have the chance to slow down and pick their lunch from the garden. The experience continues inside with the vibrant colors of the harvestMore >>
    The farm-to-table movement is sweeping the nation. Gina Bullard introduces us to a woman whose business focuses on the table part of that movement with her pottery that's Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Craftsbury milliner turning heads

    Craftsbury milliner turning heads

    Monday, July 22 2013 7:27 PM EDT2013-07-22 23:27:17 GMT
    From The Great Gatsby, to the royal wedding, hats are all the rage. For Cecilia Leibovitz it's more than a trend, it's a passion. She started Seski Millinery three years ago, creating heirloom qualityMore >>
    Everyone loves a good comeback story, and in the fashion world there are many. Gina Bullard found one woman making head-turning hats that are Made in Vermont.More >>
  • MiVT: Vermont twist on lemonade

    MiVT: Vermont twist on lemonade

    Monday, July 15 2013 8:24 PM EDT2013-07-16 00:24:15 GMT
    Like most kids, Theo Esser wanted a lemonade stand. There was just one problem. "We lived on a hill where two or three cars drove by a day, so we couldn't sell it there," explained Theo, 7. Luckily, hisMore >>
    A lot of kids start a lemonade stand during the summer. For one Vermont boy, his was an accidental hit. Now, his Made in Vermont special recipe is even making headlines in New York City.More >>
  • Thirst-quenching drink makes a comeback

    Thirst-quenching drink makes a comeback

    Friday, July 5 2013 1:45 PM EDT2013-07-05 17:45:49 GMT
    Harvesting hay on a hot summer day is backbreaking, exhausting work. So to help, for centuries, farmers have carried into the fields a drink that's thirst quenching and energy boosting.  "As my husband'sMore >>
    Harvesting hay on a hot summer day is backbreaking, exhausting work. So to help, for centuries, farmers have carried into the fields a drink that's thirst quenching and energy boosting.More >>
  • Hand-carved in Craftsbury

    Hand-carved in Craftsbury

    Friday, June 28 2013 10:57 AM EDT2013-06-28 14:57:30 GMT
    The front door of a home can say a lot about a person. "To me, the front door is the most important part of the house," said Hugo Mesa.And if you're looking at Hugo Mesa's house you can tell he's quiteMore >>
    The Craftsbury woodworker custom carves everything at Hugo Mesa Studios -- from doors and windows, to lamps and sculptures.More >>
  • Mustard getting rave reviews

    Mustard getting rave reviews

    Friday, June 21 2013 11:03 AM EDT2013-06-21 15:03:07 GMT
    At 25 years-old, Michael Adams has done more in his career than most people twice his age. "I surprise myself every single day," Adams said.This young entrepreneur is mixing up his 5th business -- GreenMore >>
    From barbeques to baseball games, mustard is a staple of summer for many people. But one man is trying to elevate the condiment to a whole new level.More >>
  • Whistles in harmony with nature

    Whistles in harmony with nature

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-06-18 14:36:15 GMT
    The birds are singing sweet songs in East Montpelier, and there's one woman who's in harmony with them. Nature is Mary Stone's inspiration for whistles she makes out of clay.  "It's the magic moment ofMore >>
    Nature can be very inspirational for some people -- and for one woman, it's the sounds that make her want to whistle with her products that are Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Smoked meats from Singleton's

    Smoked meats from Singleton's

    Tuesday, June 11 2013 10:32 AM EDT2013-06-11 14:32:40 GMT
    From groceries to guns, hog heads to deer racks, Singleton's Market in Quechee has just about everything you can imagine.But most know the store for its signature products -- a massive selection of smokedMore >>
    Smoking meats started as a way to make food last longer. Today people love it for its flavor. Gina Bullard found some delicious smoked meat that's made in Vermont.More >>
  • Fragrances of the Green Mountains

    Fragrances of the Green Mountains

    Thursday, May 30 2013 10:49 AM EDT2013-05-30 14:49:40 GMT
    Between the majestic snow capped mountains and a beautiful babbling brook -- it's a day that awakens your senses. The sights, the sounds and the smells of spring.  "It's all magic," said Donna Cristen.ForMore >>
    From fresh cut grass to lilacs -- scents now captured in a bottle. Translating the smells of nature is what one new perfume company is all about -- and it's Made in Vermont.
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  • Burlington furniture maker creates her own path

    Burlington furniture maker creates her own path

    Friday, May 24 2013 10:19 AM EDT2013-05-24 14:19:11 GMT
    At this Burlington workshop, wood is transformed into functional art. And it's not only the furniture that's unique, but also the person making it.Erin Hanley is going against the grain.  She's a womanMore >>
    At this Burlington workshop, wood is transformed into functional art. And it's not only the furniture that's unique, but also the person making it.More >>
  • Clothes for the way you are

    Clothes for the way you are

    Friday, May 17 2013 11:11 AM EDT2013-05-17 15:11:55 GMT
    Joan Ecker is full of energy, life and spirit -- just like the clothing she designs. Ecker owns F.H. Clothing Company in Quechee -- shapeable, drapeable clothes that she says are easy for any woman toMore >>
    Many women wear multiple hats in their lives. That's certainly the case for a woman in Quechee that started a Made in Vermont hat business that's turned into something bigger.More >>
  • Body care products as pure as the Green Mountains

    Body care products as pure as the Green Mountains

    Friday, May 10 2013 10:27 AM EDT2013-05-10 14:27:28 GMT
    Mixing up another batch of products, Versante in Quechee uses ingredients like sugar, maple syrup and vanilla. But this isn't something you put in your body, it goes on top of it."Versante is an all naturalMore >>
    Skin care products may not make you think of food, but some contain sweet ingredients good enough to eat, and they're Made In Vermont.More >>
  • High-tech startup finds home in Central Vt.

    High-tech startup finds home in Central Vt.

    Friday, May 3 2013 9:58 AM EDT2013-05-03 13:58:51 GMT
    Cords, wires and plugs -- things we often don't look twice at. And that's what Berlin company Pwnie Express counts on -- they want their products to blend in."It's a play on words to 'pwn' means to takeMore >>
    The products allow companies to see how far a hacker could get in and what data they could steal.More >>
  • Purses that make organization easy

    Purses that make organization easy

    Thursday, April 11 2013 2:16 PM EDT2013-04-11 18:16:40 GMT
    They're often heavy -- jammed packed -- and not organized. Many women can compare their purses to a black abyss, extra baggage, or a bottomless pit.But Erin Kaukas has a solution. Her boxy tote bags thatMore >>
    Many women can compare their purses to a black abyss, extra baggage, or a bottomless pit.More >>
  • Skin moisturizer from down on the farm

    Skin moisturizer from down on the farm

    Friday, April 5 2013 10:30 AM EDT2013-04-05 14:30:21 GMT
    It's an all day meeting at Vermont Natural Ag Products in Middlebury to talk about the newest addition to the Moo Doo line.Known for compost and topsoil, the company is digging deep -- and spreading out.More >>
    It's an all day meeting at Vermont Natural Ag Products in Middlebury to talk about the newest addition to the Moo Doo line.More >>
  • Putting the 'Perry' in Perrywinkles

    Putting the 'Perry' in Perrywinkles

    Tuesday, April 2 2013 11:22 AM EDT2013-04-02 15:22:21 GMT
    Perrywinkle's Fine Jewelry -- 8,000 square feet of glitz, glamour and shine -- is Vermont's largest jewelry store. "We do more business in this store than there is jewelry business in Vermont," said Perrywinkle'sMore >>
    Perrywinkle's Fine Jewelry brings in unique customers looking for rare large diamonds, but they also have another key selling point -- They're Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Real Easter basket grass

    Real Easter basket grass

    Friday, March 22 2013 10:42 AM EDT2013-03-22 14:42:37 GMT
    With Easter around the corner Laughing Moon Chocolates in Stowe is hopping with activity.  Normally the Easter Bunny is the star of the holiday, but he has some competition this year. The bed of grassMore >>
    Millions of tons of plastic are produced globally each year -- it's a material that the Earth cannot digest. That's why one woman is trying to eliminate plastic grass used every Easter and use a product that's Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Mesmerizing marionettes

    Mesmerizing marionettes

    Tuesday, March 19 2013 10:51 AM EDT2013-03-19 14:51:07 GMT
    There's just something about a good story that can pull you in and transport you to another place.At the Gifford Medical Center nursing home in Randolph, residents are escaping to a magical land in Russia.More >>
    There's something about a puppet show that brings out the inner child. And for one couple that puts these shows on, they say they've never grown up.More >>
  • Knit products with an anatomical twist

    Knit products with an anatomical twist

    Friday, March 8 2013 10:58 AM EST2013-03-08 15:58:40 GMT
    Emily Stoneking takes her patients seriously. And although none of them are hurt in the making, none of them survive either. It's operation aKNITomy. "I've always been interested in the place that artMore >>
    For many people high school biology class brings up memories about dissecting an animal. A Burlington artist is taking those memories and turning them into heart-stopping creations that are Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Craft beer and pizza come together in Shelburne

    Craft beer and pizza come together in Shelburne

    Friday, March 1 2013 11:13 AM EST2013-03-01 16:13:14 GMT
    There's just something about a hot piece of pizza and an icy cold glass of beer.  At least that's the thinking behind one place in Shelburne. "There's nothing better than pizza and beer together. FiddleheadMore >>
    There's just something about a hot piece of pizza and an icy cold glass of beer.  At least that's the thinking behind one place in Shelburne.More >>
  • World's Best Beer brewed in Vermont

    World's Best Beer brewed in Vermont

    Tuesday, February 26 2013 10:58 AM EST2013-02-26 15:58:05 GMT
    Out in the Northeast Kingdom in the town of Greensboro, sits a brewery dubbed the best in the world-- Hill Farmstead Brewery. "There must be something magical about Greensboro," said Shaun Hill of HillMore >>
    Beer culture in the U.S. is evolving with craft brews creating quite a buzz. One brewer says Vermonters feel an affinity to local breweries, which is a positive sign for his Made in Vermont beer.More >>
  • Whimsical jewelry that's full of heart

    Whimsical jewelry that's full of heart

    Friday, February 15 2013 10:32 AM EST2013-02-15 15:32:19 GMT
    Jill Listzwan loves to watch the birds outside of her Brandon office. "I love being able to sit and look out and see what's going on," she said.Inspiration from her feathered friends shines through inMore >>
    What a person wears can say a lot about you -- including your accessories. And for one Brandon artist, she doesn't take that lightly.
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  • Hot sauce that cranks up the heat

    Hot sauce that cranks up the heat

    Friday, February 1 2013 10:36 AM EST2013-02-01 15:36:25 GMT
    On one of the coldest days of the year, Ben Maniscalco is heating things up with his spicy Benito's Hot Sauces. "Benito's is a fresh, Vermont craft hot sauce," Maniscalco said.All of the hot sauces areMore >>
    With the snow falling again you might be thinking of ways to warm up your life. One company's heating things up with its Made in Vermont hot sauces.More >>
  • Top-notch toboggans

    Top-notch toboggans

    Thursday, January 24 2013 4:04 PM EST2013-01-24 21:04:52 GMT
    You might remember doing it as a kid: The thrill of sliding down the biggest hill in town on a toboggan. Glen Norton is hoping to bring back this good old-fashioned activity with his business, Norton'sMore >>
    Gina Bullard gets a crash course in what it takes to build a made in Vermont toboggan.More >>
  • Quotable Jewelry

    Quotable Jewelry

    Monday, January 21 2013 10:27 AM EST2013-01-21 15:27:18 GMT
    With each ping of Rebecca Mikan's hammer, meaningful sayings become wearable art.Reporter Gina Bullard: What is it about words that draw people in? Rebecca Mikan: I think people seek inspiration, maybeMore >>
    With each ping of Rebecca Mikan's hammer, meaningful sayings become wearable art.More >>
  • Vermont Life calendars showcase local talent

    Vermont Life calendars showcase local talent

    Friday, January 11 2013 10:51 AM EST2013-01-11 15:51:37 GMT
    When photographer Jim Westphalen heads out, he never knows what he's going to find, but he knows it's going to beautiful.  From secret spots to magnificent vistas, his pictures showcase the beauty of VermontMore >>
    With the start of a new year comes a new Made in Vermont calendar from Vermont Life.
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  • Vermont Sweet Maple Kindling

    Vermont Sweet Maple Kindling

    Friday, December 28 2012 10:49 AM EST2012-12-28 15:49:45 GMT
    Vermonters know about fires -- and they know about keeping warm. At least that's what Paul Ralston is counting on with his new kindling company Vermont Sweet Maple. After countless years of experimentingMore >>
    Vermonters know about fires -- and they know about keeping warm. And a new Made In Vermont business hopes to help them light their fires this winter.More >>
  • Toys that capture the imagination

    Toys that capture the imagination

    Friday, December 21 2012 10:57 AM EST2012-12-21 15:57:07 GMT
    It's a winter wonderland in Newbury for the Dodge familyBut head inside and that's where the real fantasy land is. Where gnomes and woodland animals run free -- along with Jessica Dodge's imagination.More >>
    With Christmas just around the corner, Santa's elves are busy making toys. Including one that lives in the Green Mountains.
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  • Weybridge carver carries on decoy tradition

    Weybridge carver carries on decoy tradition

    Friday, December 14 2012 11:09 AM EST2012-12-14 16:09:44 GMT
    Gary M. Starr has his ducks in a row. And on the ceiling, and everywhere else you look in his Weybridge studio."It's almost bred into me," he said.He opened his business, Starr Decoys, 25 years ago. CuttingMore >>
    For one Vermont craftsman, it's looking up in the sky that gives him his inspiration. He travels all around the world bird watching and his Made in Vermont creations are flying off the shelves.More >>
  • Classic linens with a twist

    Classic linens with a twist

    Tuesday, December 11 2012 11:19 AM EST2012-12-11 16:19:14 GMT
    It's the little touches that make a house a home and a tablescape come to life. From napkins to placements, pillows to towels, unique home goods is Cricket Radio's forte. "I was driving, listening to theMore >>
    It's the little touches that make a house a home and a tablescape come to life. From napkins to placements, pillows to towels, unique home goods is Cricket Radio's forte.More >>
  • Leather products to last a lifetime

    Leather products to last a lifetime

    Tuesday, December 4 2012 10:54 AM EST2012-12-04 15:54:30 GMT
    With snow in the mountains and a chill in the air, it's the perfect time of year for a roaring fire. A peaceful escape. But there's one thing that's not relaxing -- schlepping all the wood inside.  That'sMore >>
    Winter weather is here, and for many that means burning wood. Gina Bullard introduces us to one craftsman with a product perfect for the season -- and it's also Made in Vermont.More >>
  • Accessories for the younger set

    Accessories for the younger set

    Friday, November 23 2012 11:12 AM EST2012-11-23 16:12:18 GMT
    Two year old Mikayla Brosseau shines. And not just because of those big blue eyes and cute smile -- there's also a little baby bling. "She's wearing a wool flower clip and a chunky necklace," said TeresaMore >>
    Teresa Brosseau makes kids headbands, barrettes and chunky necklaces.More >>
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