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Here, you will find articles that contain helpful insights for our members, as well as Members mentioned in the news! 


VSFA Member Vermont Salumi mentioned in Seven Days Article

Recommending an impromptu visit to next -door neighbor Vermont Salumi, Higby called owner Pete Roscini Colman for the OK. Colman graciously took a break from the renovation of the building that once housed the Homer Fitts department store.

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Price Chopper Partners With Dairy Association Northeast To Provide Milk to Local Food Banks

American Dairy Association North East is partnering with the 131 Price Chopper/ Market 32 stores to provide fresh milk to local food banks through Fill a Glass with Hope during June, National Dairy Month.

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Price Chopper Helps Girl Scouts Sell Cookies
All 131 Price Chopper Supermarkets and Market 32 stores in Vermont, New York, Massachusetts,, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire will be selling Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Do-Si-Dos, Trefoils and Lemon-Ups from special displays. The retail price is $5 per box.

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A Spirited Response A Story from Farrell Distributing
5 businesses came together to address a problem and turn it into a solution. A Spirited Response was a quick pause in time to reflect on what we do best in Vermont: collaborate and take care of each other.

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3SquaresVT, Seeds & Plants
With signs of spring slowly but surely appearing, many Vermonters are planning their vegetable gardens so they can grow food all summer long. Did you know that 3SquaresVT benefits can be used to buy vegetable and fruit seeds and plants at any retailer that accepts EBT? For more info visit

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Farmers Markets can open Friday with limits
"Farmers markets will be able to re-open on May 1, following guidance from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, the Vermont Department of Health and the Agency of Commerce and Community Development.  These guidelines are meant to protect Vermonters health and safety while allowing access to local food. "

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A Way Forward for Small Business
This article has some great recommendations for navigating the current crisis for Retail Stores. Particularly #3: "Figure out how your customers' needs have changed. This COVID-19 Pandemic is a shock for the whole world. Almost all of your customers' lives are different than they were a month ago, and they will probably be different again in six months. They may never be the same.

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