Category: In the News

Vermont Agency of Agriculture Highlights VTG’s Story

Thank you to the Vermont Agency of Agriculture for highlighting Vermont Tree Good’s work on Earth Day!  Check out the article below, or visit their website. Celebrating Earth Day, Every Day On April 22, 2017, millions of people around the globe will gather to promote awareness of the environment by celebrating Earth Day.  The Working More…

VTG Donates Huge Tree Slice for Elm Place Development

Vermont Tree Goods of Bristol has donated a massive slice from an American elm tree to Cathedral Square Corporation to hang in the lobby of Elm Place, an affordable living community in Milton for seniors and individuals with special needs scheduled to open its doors in March. The slice comes from a storied tree in More…

John Monks Named Emerging Woodworker of the Year

John Monks, owner and founder of Vermont Tree Goods, was honored by the Vermont Woodworking Manufacturers Association (VWMA) at their recent annual meeting. The VWMA created a special new award this year, the 2016 Emerging Woodworker of the Year.  This title is given to a business that has been in the industry for under 5 years and More…

Vermont Economic Development Authority Invests in VTG

Thanks to the Vermont Business Magazine for sharing this exciting news: The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) has approved $7.1 million in economic development financings, supporting manufacturing, agricultural, energy and small business projects throughout Vermont.  “VEDA is pleased to be making financing investments in Vermont’s manufacturing sector, where new jobs for Vermonters will be created,” said More…

“Old Growth” ~ VTG in Seven Days

Seven Days Journalist Megan James told VTG’s story in the Nest section of Seven Days this week.  If you’re in the market to buy, sell, make a move or spruce up your décor, Nest brings you the best in Vermont homes, design and real estate. As the Winter 2016/2017 edition declares, “‘Tis the Season: Both at More…

Charlotte News tells The Vermont Elm Story

The Charlotte News featured the story of Vermont Tree Goods, The Nature Conservancy, and The Vermont Elm in its latest edition: Vermont Tree Goods recycles largest elm in an effort to save species Vermont Tree Goods will make a philanthropic gift to The Nature Conservancy based on how much product made from The Vermont Elm More…

Sawmill & Woodlot Magazine features VTG

Vermont Tree Goods was featured on the cover and first page of the latest edition of Sawmill and Woodlot Magazine! The feature article shared “How Crafting a Business Plan Helped Vermont Tree Goods.”  In their words, “John Monks wanted to honor Vermont’s heritage trees by turning them into beautiful objects, rather than seeing them end More…

The Vermont Elm on VPR

The Vermont Elm’s story was broadcasted across the state Wednesday evening as part of VPR News.  Kathleen Masterson, of Vermont Public Radio and the New England News Collaborative, masterfully wove together the story including in-depth research and interviews from Vermont Tree Goods, The Nature Conservancy, and David Garrett. Listen to the story, as reported by More…

Mother Nature Network shares Vermont Elm Story

We were happy to see Mother Nature Network share The Vermont Elm story with its environmentally-minded readers around the world. With sites that generate more than 10 million sessions per month from more than 200 countries, Mother Nature Network is the world’s most visited online network for news and information related to the environment and responsible More…

VTG and The Vermont Elm on WCAX News

Cat Viglienzoni and the WCAX team did a wonderful job capturing Tuesday’s events and spreading the word about Vermont Tree Good’s efforts to recycle The Vermont Elm, the largest elm in the northeast.  In her words: “The elm tree stands more than a hundred feet tall towering above the other trees in Charlotte, but not for much More…


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