Pictured: Natalie Miller and Nathan Hartswick, owners of the Vermont Comedy Club

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Pictured: Natalie Miller and Nathan Hartswick, owners of the Vermont Comedy Club

Impact Stories

The Vermont Comedy Club

The last thing you think about when tying the knot is laughter, but it was the first thing on Natalie Miller and Nathan Hartswick’s minds. The couple exchanged their vows and launched their business, Spark…

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Impact Stories

Taco Gordo

North Street in Burlington is home to one of Vermont’s most diverse neighborhoods. Even in the bitter winter cold, the streets were alive with music, pedestrians, the warm glow of windows and the smell…

Pictured: Natalie Miller and Nathan Hartswick, owners of the Vermont Comedy Club

Impact Stories

Nest Coffee & Bakery

Here in Vermont, we are crafters – from beer making to chair making and even to snowboard making. Jake Tran is a master in another popular craft, coffee making. Jake, owner of the Firebird Cafe, opened…

Home

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ONTA Studio

I arrived at the ONTA Studio in the Kismet building in Williston to take a video of the owners. Zach and Lauren are two young entrepreneurs with a lot of passion. Zach had a massive smile on his face,…

Pictured: Natalie Miller and Nathan Hartswick, owners of the Vermont Comedy Club

Impact Stories

Vermont Edible Landscapes

While many landscaping companies can make your yard look beautiful, Meghan Giroux, the owner and co-director of Vermont Edible Landscapes in Richmond, Vermont, has made it possible for people in the greater…