Rutland is one of just a few communities in Vermont to have a year-round farmers’ market. The
city’s indoor winter market debuted in November and, as VPR’s Nina Keck reports,
local organizers are thrilled with its success.
We look at how Vermont’s publicly traded companies are doing in the
topsy-turvy stock market, and what economic worries Vermonters have. Then, Free Press reporter Candy Page joins us to talk about "green certified" forests. And we visit the Liz Lovely cookie company in Waitsfield.
As the stock market continues to fluctuate, there are conflicting views on whether or not the country is in a recession. VPR’s Neal Charnoff spoke with Jeffrey Carr, President of Economic and Policy Resources Inc and a former State Economist, about how Vermont is weathering the sub-prime mortgage crisis, losses in the stock market ,and high oil prices.
A new report says most elements of the Vermont economy performed strongly during the first quarter of the new fiscal year; Warm weather, beautiful foliage and a three-day weekend added up to big business this weekend; A new state authority says Vermont can meet the goal of bringing broadband to all Vermonters in just over three years; New CEO appointed at
Champlain Housing Trust; Rutland gets ready for a year-round Farmer’s Market.