Women and Sustainable Business: Allison Hooper and Sara Newmark

We talk with two Vermont women who are leaders in sustainable businesses about the challenges faced by women in business and the unique voice that they bring: They join us from the VBSR Fall Conference at Mt. Snow:

Allison Hooper, co-founder, Vermont Creamery

Sara Newmark, Director of Sustainability, New Chapter, the Brattleboro-based national brand of organic vitamins and herbal supplements

Sustainable agriculture: Allison Hooper & Pete Johnson, 5/22/2013

Allison Hooper, founder of Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery, talks about the rewards and challenges of farming in Vermont and being a woman farmer. Pete Johnson, the farmer-owner of Pete’s Greens discusses sustainable ag, GMOs, and his vision for a state that sustains itself on local agriculture. Kathryn Blume talks in our closing minutes about Vermontivate, a community sustainability game.