The owner of Pete's Greens has been named the small business person of the year in Vermont.
The Small Business Administration chose Pete Johnson for the award, noting the growth of the Craftsbury company and its contributions to the community.
Pete's Greens is an organic produce supplier that uses greenhouses to grow fresh produce year-round. The company supplies more than 100 stores and also has a 500 member CSA. The company has bounced back from a devastating fire two years ago that destroyed its main barn.