buy local vermont first.
not sure what to get someone for the holidays? this resource guide & coupon book will cover anyone left on your list.
this project of vermont businesses for social responsibility is just packed with info and great deals from businesses around the state of vermont (addison, chittenden & washington counties).
here’s their list of 11 reasons (from the book) to support the vermont businesses included in the guide:
1. keep money in vermont I
2. embrace what makes us different
3. get better service
4. create and keep good jobs
5. promote competition & diversity
6. help preserve the environment
7. support community groups
8. put your taxes to good use
9 . keep money in vermont II
10. invest in the community
11. bank around town
note: to see explanations of each item listed above, buy the book!
the list of companies/coupons is just too long to post here – but there are coupons to some of our favorites: dakin farm, danforth pewter, vermont cookie love, city market, conant metal & light, healthy living, lake champlain chocolates, new moon, outdoor gear exchange, shelburne farms, small dog electronics, the flying pig, the skinny pancake, good news garage, old spokes home, the chubby muffin, onion river sports and the store to name just a few (ok, well, that was more than a few – but you get the idea).
for a full list of all companies click here (there have to be more than 500!!).
convinced? want to buy one? here’s the list of places where you can buy one, or two or….
this is a feel good gift all the way around – you can’t go wrong.