Small Business People of the Year: Bill Cherry & Jeff Neiblum of Switchback Brewing in Burlington (not members, but great local beer!)
Family-Owned Small Business: Kelt & Kristina Naylor of Sidehill Farm in Brattleboro (NOFA-VT members)
Vermont Micro-Enterprise: Scott Baughman & Lisa Ransom of Grow Compost of Vermont in Moretown (not members, but compost is approved for organic use by VOF)
Woman-Owned Business of the Year: Sharon Deitz Caroli of The Bees Knees in Morrisville (not a member, but purchases from many local farms)
Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Joe Bossen II of Vermont Bean Crafters in Mad River (NOFA-VT member)We know that Vermont's strong farm and food economy contributes greatly to our overall economic stability - with the second-lowest unemployment rate in the country and a high quality of life. We're proud of these businesses that are leading the way! You can attend the SBA award ceremony on June 17 – click here to register.