He is a high school teacher, a coffee roaster and a … fig grower.

An accountant by trade, Brigitte Thompson had been volunteering for local rescue organizations with her family when she decided to help improve the system.

This fall, Patricia O’Donnell’s firm, Heritage Landscapes, was awarded the Landscape Architecture Firm Award which is one of the highest honors bestowed by the American Society of Landscape Architecture.

When Milo Dippel turned 10, he asked his parents for a pet. Initially he wasn’t sure what he wanted but after seeing Cinnamon at a pet store, he knew he wanted a rabbit. A few years later, a friend of a friend decided to give up their rabbit,…

Ken French started his creative career as a musician but these days he has branched out into filmmaking and is thoroughly enjoying the experience. The early part of his career was spent in Boston where, in addition to playing music, he was a …

Joanne Crawford held a tribal card for the Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi, but for years she wasn’t really involved with tribal affairs. Instead, she was busy raising a family and holding a full-time job.

In August, Vicki Loner of Hinesburg was named chief executive officer at OneCare Vermont. She started working for the organization in 2012 and has been with them through a number of changes, including becoming the first (and only) certified a…

Bluestone, the business run by Nathan Irons, isn’t your typical insurance firm. For one thing, it’s a B corporation, which means it is required to consider the impact of its decisions on its workers, customers, suppliers, community and the en…

For almost 20 years, Jim and Lynn Williams ran a successful bakery called Seven Stars in Rhode Island. They had 25 employees but in 2019 they sold the business and relocated to Charlotte. “We didn’t have family in Rhode Island so we were free…

Paul Laud isn’t your typical private equity investment manager. The 63-year-old Shelburne resident has always had an artistic side, although his early work was mostly political cartoons. This year, he employed his drawing skills to create a c…

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