Category: Producer of the Month

Producer of the Month Articles

Ojoche is a little bit miraculous. The first time I tried it, I was convinced it must contain caffeine or some kind of stimulant because it gave me so much […]
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Coffee  is truly a global connector. Almost the entire population of planet Earth could be divided into two groups: coffee consumers and coffee suppliers. These days there’s more gray area […]
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As a very young man in the 1980s, Larry Plesent started a successful window washing business. He was driven, energetic, bright, and creative. It seems the only thing that kept […]
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Dosa: crispy, chewy, fresh off the griddle, nutritious, gluten free since the year 800 AD, vegan, fermented, digestible, and delicious. It’s the traditional, convenient, dinner-in-a-pinch South Indian street food that […]
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Little Lad’s popcorn has been a fan favorite within Maine’s state borders for twenty-five-plus years. It was created by Maria Fleming, a young mother and business owner in a small […]
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PRODUCER OF THE MONTH FEATURE: January 2024 by Ruth Garbus When Emily Schwerin-Whyte and Rebecca Hamilton took over from their father as co-CEOs in 2018, the Badger Company was at […]
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Maple City Candy

December 1, 2023
When Adam Goss bought Maple City Candy from the Metayer family in 2021 as an investment for his growing family, he called his aunt, Heather Tanner, and asked her to […]
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Hidden Bean Bakeshop is about saying Yes, not No: Yes to delicious food, to health, to dessert(!), and to an abundant, beautiful local food system. Kelsey Baumgarten’s cookies, cakes, cupcakes, […]
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There are two important things to convey about our beloved Scott Farm Orchard. First, Scott Farm Orchard has incredible heirloom apples right now! Buy them, go visit them, eat in […]
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When I first encountered Mi Tierra tortillas, I knew they were special. Maybe it was the fragrant perfume of fresh corn that emanated from their packages (who knew corn had […]
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Dover Hill Creamery is located at the top of the beautiful hills of East Dover. Peter, Sara, and Liz Honig live there and raise Nigerian Dwarf goats, and make rich, […]
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FinAllie Ferments

July 1, 2023
FinAllie Ferments is a kraut company based in southern Vermont that uses all locally-grown produce. It’s named after Fin the farm dog and Allie Dercoli, who is equal parts farmer, […]
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