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Meet the Maker: Kevin Toohey, Chocolatier

Posted by The Vermont Flannel Co. on Aug 11th 2023

Meet the Maker: Kevin Toohey, Chocolatier

“This is where design meets delicious,” says Kevin Toohey, co-owner with his wife Laura, of Burlington-based Nū Chocolat.In French, “nū” means “naked,” and, Kevin says, “we're bringing the naked taste of … read more →
Meet the Maker: Claire Georges, Artisan Food Maker

Posted by The Vermont Flannel Co. on Jul 28th 2023

Meet the Maker: Claire Georges, Artisan Food Maker

“The thing about heat – spiciness,” says Claire Georges, “is that it is all in your mind. Unlike with the other taste sensations, you can train your mind to deal with extra heat.”Claire, owner of Butterf … read more →
Meet the Maker: Damian Branon, Sugarmaker

Posted by The Vermont Flannel Co. on Jul 21st 2023

Meet the Maker: Damian Branon, Sugarmaker

Damian Branon knows his maple. For over 60 years, his family has produced maple syrup and sold maple sugaring equipment at Branon Shady Maples in Fairfield, Vermont, the veritable buckle of America’s map … read more →
Meet the Maker: Diane Maurice-Brault, Skin Care Product Maker

Posted by The Vermont Flannel Co. on Jul 14th 2023

Meet the Maker: Diane Maurice-Brault, Skin Care Product Maker

Like many small businesses, Vermont Lavender got its start because its founder had a problem that was not being met by the marketplace.“I had suffered for years from psoriasis,” says Diane Maurice-Brault … read more →
Meet the Maker: Jon Deerfield, Cabinetmaker

Posted by The Vermont Flannel Co. on Jul 7th 2023

Meet the Maker: Jon Deerfield, Cabinetmaker

“Essentially, we take big sticks of wood, turn them into little sticks of wood and then glue them to other sticks of wood,” jokes Jon Deerfield, owner of Real Tree Woodworking. Of course, it’s a gro … read more →