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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
As gardening season arrives, we're excited to be collaborating with the Vermont Community Garden Network to offer a "Intro to Gardening Hops" workshop this Saturday (5/13) from 4-5pm! The workshop is free (though donations to the VCGN will be gratefully accepted), but seats are limited, so if you're interested in starting to grow hops or upping your game, please reserve your spot ASAP!Immediately following the workshop, we'll be having a Home Brew Social from 5-7pm. If you brew, feel free to bring some of your creative libations to share, and we'll be premiering the first iteration of the... more
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
At our March annual meeting and homebrew social, there were as many candidates up for election as there were seats, so the slate was unanimously voted in. Erin Malone returned for a second terms, and we welcomed two new board members to take over from Robin Sutphen and Beth Hayden, who concluded their terms of service to the co-op: Heather Wright is an employment and labor law attorney who focuses her practice on cooperatives and socially-minded businesses. Prior to practicing law, Heather worked for over a decade as an HR Director and consultant, where she worked with numerous food co-ops... more
Sunday, January 24, 2016
We're excited to share some big developments since our last update in December. On the afternoon of January 9th, board members met for three hours in the City Market conference room for a strategic planning retreat, at which we worked on a six month plan aimed at building our co-op's capacity in preparation for opening our brewery! After some additional refinements, the board officially approved the plan on Friday, and we'll be moving forward on a number of fronts in the coming month. A more detailed summary will be made available to paid-in co-op members soon, but a few key elements include... more
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
In preparation for our Cider Making Party on Sunday, 9/20, the co-op will be purchasing the materials for a batch of simple DIY plastic fermenters based on this design, and will be assembling them at the 9/12 Home Brew Social: Art Hop Edition. If you're interested in ordering one or more of these fermenters, please fill out this form by midnight on Wendesday, 9/9!
Friday, August 07, 2015
Things have been moving at a good clip since our last note, and we have a few exciting developments and upcoming events to share: Upcoming Co-op Events: August Home Brew Social: Saturday, August 8, 3-6pm @ Localvore Today: This will be our first official social on our new “Second Saturday of the month” schedule! These events are a great opportunity to bring new members into our co-op’s community, so please help spread the word by RSVP’ing and inviting friends who might be interested to our Facebook event here, and retweeting our event announcement here. Feel free to bring home brew and... more