All in the family at High Hedge Farm

All in the family at High Hedge Farm

PHYL NEWBECK Farming isn’t new to Bruno and Tara Murphy. The couple used to have a small farm in Charlotte but they had to sell it in 2013 when Green Mountain Coffee Roasters transferred Tara to Massachusetts. When she landed a new job as the CEO of Vermont Smoke and Cure in 2016, the couple… Read More »

Dan Cox: Helping the women who harvest the beans

Dan Cox: Helping the women who harvest the beans

PHYL NEWBECK Dan Cox, founder and president of Coffee Enterprises, wasn’t always a coffee connoisseur. His appreciation for the beverage only started when he began working for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. These days, his Hinesburg-based business analyzes coffee, acts as a management consultant and serves as an expert in coffee litigation cases. In 2012, Cox… Read More »

A tasty retirement for the Grants in Shelburne

A tasty retirement for the Grants in Shelburne

PHYL NEWBECK Although Kathleen and Doug Grant retired from their respective jobs last year, they weren’t ready to spend their time sitting on rocking chairs and watching the world go by. Kathleen had always known how good Doug’s cooking was, but watching the reaction of others when she brought his corn chowder to a Shelburne… Read More »

Ned McMahon: A global perspective from Shelburne

Ned McMahon: A global perspective from Shelburne

PHYL NEWBECK Correspondent University of Vermont Professor Edward “Ned” McMahon remembers his first trip abroad. “My aunt took me to England when I was nine years old,” the Shelburne resident recalled, “and that opened my eyes to the differences between countries.” After graduate school, McMahon joined the foreign service and spent 10 years with the… Read More »

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