An “Uphill Battle”: Vermont Social Equity License Holders Find Support In Each Other

“Everything that we’re doing, we’re learning for the first time,” Sarah Clark, co-owner ...

Rebecca White 11 Apr 2023
The bud bar, on display at Vermont Bud Barn in Brattleboro. by Meg McIntyre for Heady Vermont.

At Vermont Bud Barn, ‘Weed is Us’

As I pull into the gravel parking lot off Route 9 in West Brattleboro, the tips ...

Meg McIntyre 15 Dec 2022

Long Lines, Joyful Vibes Mark First Weekend of Vermont Dispensary Sales

RUTLAND — Strolling up to the end of the line at Mountain Girl Cannabis in Rutland ...

Monica Donovan 3 Oct 2022
Buds filling out at Family Tree Cannabis Co., a licensed grower and manufacturer in northern Vermont, in early September.

Retail Launch is Coming, But Rollout Will Be Gradual

Next week, the day Vermonters have been waiting for will finally arrive: the official launch ...

Meg McIntyre 22 Sep 2022

Trailblazers: Euphoria Cannabis on Creating Momentum, Lifting Up Others and Overcoming Hurdles

This article is part of a regular series, Trailblazers, highlighting entrepreneurs entering the legal cannabis ...

Meg McIntyre 13 Jul 2022

Second Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Burlington – Juneteenth: A Love Story

You are invited to The City of Burlington’s Second Annual Juneteenth Celebration! The first ...

Heady Vermont Staff 16 Jun 2022

Trailblazers: For Kismet Farm, Quality is King

Megan Payne and Shawn Lenihan have “always been people that grew things.” So when the ...

Meg McIntyre 12 May 2022

For Cannabis Startups in Vermont, Banking Barriers Loom Large

As Vermont cannabis entrepreneurs prepare to apply for licensure in the state’s new legal ...

Meg McIntyre 10 Apr 2022

Trail Blazers: Meet the Small Businesses Spearheading Vermont’s Cannabis Market

This article is part of a monthly series, Trail Blazers, highlighting entrepreneurs entering the legal ...

Meg McIntyre 24 Feb 2022

What Will Local Control Look Like in Vermont?

There’s less than a year on the clock until Vermont’s first adult-use cannabis ...

Meg McIntyre 26 Jan 2022

Rosie’s Confections Takes a Stand Against “Cheap” Chocolate

Take a bite of an inexpensive chocolate bar – the kind of chocolate that American households ...

Cindy Kleh 2 Dec 2021

As Abenaki Bills Pass, A Look at Where Vermont’s Indigenous Tribes Stand

“For all of us, becoming indigenous to a place means living as if your children’...

Monica Donovan 12 Oct 2020

Roadside Tests Revisited

Editor’s Note: Like all good April Fools’ jokes, there was some doubt amongst readers ...

Kathryn Blume 1 Apr 2019

Vermont colleges look to bring cannabis into the classroom

As cannabis moves further into the public eye, Vermont colleges are weighing programs that prepare ...

Evan Johnson 28 Mar 2019

Energy utilities make efficiency pitch to growers

It used to be growing cannabis in the privacy of your basement would land you ...

Evan Johnson 21 Mar 2019

Artist Profile: Jennifer Sclafani

While artist Jennifer Sclafani isn’t really a Vermonter, Heady Vermont CEO Monica Donovan met ...

Kathryn Blume 31 Oct 2018

Heady Vermont Reader Survey

In an effort to best serve the Heady Vermont community of Readers, Members, and Other ...

Heady Vermont Staff 30 Sep 2018

Editorial: Hemp Fest, Gratitude and the Months Ahead

We’d like to extend a deep and heartfelt thank you to everyone who joined ...

Heady Vermont Staff 18 Sep 2018

“C” Is For Canine, Cannabis, and CBD: An Interview With Vermont “Passion 4 Paws Rescue” Volunteer Krista Jones

HV: Thanks for talking with us, Krista. Tell us a bit about yourself. KJ: I ...

Rob Williams 28 Aug 2018

Hands On Hemp – Sterling College Offers A Higher Education In CBD

“This course is dope.” Smiling at her pun, forty-something-year old Lauren (she asked me not ...

Rob Williams 16 Aug 2018