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What do Sardinia and Vermont Have in Common?

Hint: It’s more than cheese! You may know that both are famous for cheese (pecorino romano and cheddar, respectively) and that both are great tourist destinations. But did you know that they both have their own virtual currencies? Sardex (as in Sardinia Exchange) operates a network of 3000+ businesses doing […]

Press Release: Innovative Program Expands to Help Grow Local Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2017 Media Contact: Amy Kirschner VBSR Marketplace Program (802) 399-4210 amy@vbsrmarket.com Russ Elek Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility Communication and Membership Manager (802) 862-8347 russe@vbsr.org VBSR Partners with Vermont Resilience Lab and Vermont Fresh Network to Promote Farm to Plate Businesses -Innovative Program Expands to […]

6 Questions for Margi Swett, Vermont Trophy & Engraving

Meet the Marketplace is an interview series designed to go beyond the elevator pitch and help us get to know our fellow Marketplace businesses better, find easier ways to do business locally, and share ideas and insights about what makes Vermont a special place to live and do business. Tell […]

Success Story: VTDigger says THANK YOU with a sweet hat!

  VTDigger, a non-profit news source, used the Marketplace to purchase their annual sponsorship drive treat, a logo cap from Vermont Clothing Company.  Phayvanh Luekhamhan, Associate Publisher, says: “We loved working with the Vermont Clothing Company team. They we able to guide us from start to finish in ordering custom […]

Marketplace Success Story: The Presence Point

Sarah Lipton of The Presence Point started using the Marketplace immediately after joining VBSR in 2014.  She’s found new clients, spent Trade Dollars with new vendors and found a new collaboration… She says:   “Initially, I was just looking for a new client through the marketplace, trying to find a […]