Shop Your Values 2016


This holiday season shop for gifts at stores that support YOUR values. MSA-VT has compiled a list of some VT businesses that have supported and worked closely with us on policies including paid sick days, health care reform, and more. Click here, to find shops and restaurants across the state that support Vermont Values. Together, we can grow a strong local Vermont economy.

Gift ideas to get your holiday shopping off to a local start

  1. The Alchemist: If you’re not up for standing in line to pick up a pack of the insanely popular brew, Heady Topper, at the Alchemist’s new facility in Stowe, shop the Alchemist’s wide variety of merch for the beer lover in your life.

  2. Stowe Street Cafe: Featuring Locally Handcrafted Coffee, Food, Art, and Special Events in Waterbury.

  3. Red Hen Baking Co.: Not only does Red Hen’s cafe in Middlesex feature its breads, pastries, sandwiches and soups, they also carry beer, wine and specialty food from near and far.

  4. 3 Squares Café: Creative Casual Fare for the Entire Family in the heart of Vergennes. Pick up a gift card or stop by for a bite to eat.

  5. Power Play Sports: Power Play Sports is the quintessential small town sporting goods store nestled in the Green Mountains of Morrisville.

  6. Well Heeled: Where mountain chic meets urban casual. Visit the store in Stowe or shop on the web.

  7. Nutty Steph’s: exceptional small batch, artisan chocolate and granola products from Middlesex - or shop online. Be on the lookout for the VT FaMLI bar (proceeds support our work on a Vermont family and medical leave insurance program).

  8. Bee's Wrap: The natural alternative to plastic wrap for food storage. Made with organic cotton, beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin. Bee’s Wrap is washable, reusable and compostable. Buy online or find a retail location near you.

  9. Raintree: Handcrafted fine jewelry in Vergennes.

  10. Grandma Miller’s Pies & Pastries: Visit the cafe in Londonderry for high quality, hand produced pastries.

  11. The Green Life: Urban Eco-Style for the home, body and child in Burlington.

  12. Waterbury Sports: Specializing in Winter Sports, Bikes and Team Sports, Waterbury Sports is bound to have what you are looking for. Located in Waterbury.

  13. Chapman's Store: From toys to wines, and fishing gear to jewelry, shopping at Chapman’s is an experience. Visit the store in Fairlee.

  14. The Tiny Acorn: Gifts for all ages can be found in this Waterbury store.

  15. The Lighting Place: A wide range of lighting including table and floor lamps, chandeliers, pendants and wall sconces, exterior lights, as well as lamp shades and Casablanca fans in Manchester.

  16. Hinesburgh Public House: Created to offer Hinesburg and the surrounding towns a place to gather, connect and be with friends. The menu features Vermont Cuisine, food like your grandmother made. Pick up a gift card or plan a night out in Hinesburg.

  17. Forget Me Not Shop: Brand name off-price clothing for men, women and teens, and an extensive collection of jewelry and accessories in Johnson.

  18. Craftsbury General Store: Now there’s a way to bring the magic & flavor of the Northeast Kingdom to you and your loved ones no matter how far away you are from the Green Mountains! Order a gift basket online today or visit the store in Craftsbury.

  19. Green Mountain Books & Prints: Your locally owned and operated Independent Bookstore in Lyndonville.

  20. Rusty Bucket: Re-Purposed, Up-cycled Furniture, Home Goods & Gifts in Lyndonville.

  21. Encore Designer Consignment: Encore Designer Consignment is a shop you have to experience. New merchandise is received daily - from the traditional designer label to the eclectic. Find women's and men's clothing, shoes, boots, handbags, belts, scarves and jewelry at this store in Woodstock.

  22. The Lamp Shop: Whether you're looking for modern, edgy designs or a piece decades old, The Lamp Shop in Burlington has everything you're looking for, and then so much more.

  23. Spice 'n Nice Natural Foods: a wide selection of natural and organic grocery items, bulk grains, nuts, vitamins, herbs, organic produce, dried and fresh fruit, fresh artisan breads, books, yoga supplies, wheat-free products, fair-trade and organic coffees, and much more in Bennington.

  24. Katie Cleaver Contemporary Jewelry: Fine, handcrafted jewelry located on Main Street in Bennington.

  25. Michael McGuire Handcrafted Furniture: Vermont handcrafted Shaker Furniture, Early American furniture, solid wood furniture in Alburgh.

  26. City Lights: Hand forged lighting fixtures for your home or someone you love. Located in Burlington.

  27. Hartsboro Pottery: Home decor and gifts in Wallingford

  28. The Country Bookshop: 30,000 books in all subject areas, conveniently located on one floor of a hundred year-old country home in Plainfield.

  29. Bookmobile: Used and new books, unique cards and gifts in Rutland.

  30. Woodstock Gallery: “From folk art to fine art” - the motto typifies what you will find at The Woodstock Gallery in Woodstock.

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