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    • Sock and Awe
    • Sock and Awe

      How Ric Cabot and Darn Tough Vermont saved the last hosiery mill in New England
      Gail Scelza left her East Charleston home at midnight last Friday to be first in line at the Cabot Hosiery sock sale in Northfield on…
    • Biz Kids
    • Biz Kids

      Some young Vermont entrepreneurs are earning — and learning — their money
      The April issue of Kids VT — Seven Days’ free, monthly parenting publication — has a money theme, as well. Here’s an excerpt from…
    • Classic Mettle
    • Classic Mettle

      Vermont's iconic woodstove makers forge on against their overseas competitors
      Entering the slate-blue industrial plant that lies on the southern outskirts of Randolph, along Route 12, is like passing through a portal back in time.…
    • Fair Fares
    • Fair Fares

      An Essex cabbie allows passengers to pay what they want
      Eric Hagen had only been driving his taxi for a few weeks when he received some unsolicited feedback from the competition. “You’re going to…
    • Getting the Glow
    • Getting the Glow

      Vermont’s only luxe cosmetics company, Tata Harper Skincare, helps women look good naturally
      The first thing you need to know about Tata Harper is that she glows. Not like a space alien or a person who has stood…
    • A Life Aquatic
    • A Life Aquatic

      A small Richmond company takes off by sinking to new lows — in the ocean
      Ben Kinnaman is a deep thinker — four miles deep, to be precise. As cofounder of Greensea Systems Inc. of Richmond, he specializes in…
    • Paradise Found
    • Paradise Found

      Landscape designer Cynthia Knauf takes inspiration from the wild
      In 1986, Cynthia Knauf went into the woods. Like many people in their late twenties and early thirties, Knauf was trying to find herself. She…
    • House Calls
    • House Calls

      The award-winning team from Peregrine Design/Build explains how planning can save homeowners cash
      Marital mediation may not be among the skills taught in design school, but nudging a squabbling couple toward agreement does represent a big part…
    • Letting It All Hang Out
    • Letting It All Hang Out

      The old-fashioned clothesline is new again, putting the wind to work
      After years of being stigmatized, the humble clothesline is enjoying a prolonged moment in the sun, and Michelle and Joel Baker are basking in…
    • Trader Joes
    • Trader Joes

      National Life does a multibillion-dollar bond business, Vermont style
      At first glance, the bond trading room at National Life Group’s headquarters in Montpelier could pass for any Wall Street firm. Traders and analysts with…
    • Hauling History
    • Hauling History

      One company's efforts to separate the treasures from the trash
      Kris Gruen knows how attached people get to their stuff. In his role as a junk hauler for 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, he has played therapist to…
    • Crucial Convenience
    • Crucial Convenience

      Burlington's newest bike messengers enable the lazy with door-to-door delivery
      When Dan Maldonado wakes up on Saturday mornings and wants a breakfast sandwich, he doesn’t make one himself. Instead, he calls up the guys…
    • Good Stuff in Store
    • Good Stuff in Store

      For 44 years, a Waitsfield shop has helped locals get cookin'
      You can tell that Michael Proietti, a recent final-five contestant on “The Next Food Network Star,” likes to eat. On Sunday, November 15, the…
    • Uncommon Curds
    • Uncommon Curds

      Plymouth Artisan Cheese brings back venerable varieties
      “It’s terrible to be here when you’re hungry,” admits Jesse Werner. He’s standing in the processing room at the Plymouth Cheese Factory surrounded by…
    • Single Serving
    • Single Serving

      Why Vermonters are mad for the humble cupcake
      We’re a nation of individuals. With tastes and lives as varied as the tasty treats on offer, sometimes we just don’t want to share…

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