The Commons is the public face of a larger nonprofit organization, Vermont Independent Media, Inc. Recognizing that a vigorous exchange of ideas and information allows democracy to function and is the lifeblood of a community, Vermont Independent Media: • creates a forum for community participation • promotes local independent journalism • fosters civic engagement by building media skills through publication…

To help balance a world filled with synthetic digital connection and media, HatchSpace is a non-profit dedicated to sharpening an appreciation for the work of human hands through the learning, practice, and teaching of woodworking. Whether kids who want to play with wood, teenagers who are sniffing around for what to do with their lives,…

Our Mission is to promote the well-being and dignity of older adults.  We provide access to many programs that make it possible for aging Vermonters to remain healthy, active and connected to their communities.  Our service areas are Windham and Windsor Counties. Our Senior Help Line is 800-642-5119

Food Connects delivers locally produced food as well as educational and consulting services aimed at transforming local food systems. Our Food Hub aggregates and delivers from over 45 local farms and food producers to over 100 buyers in Southeast Vermont and Southwest New Hampshire. Our educational services focus on a Farm to School Program. Acknowledged…

More than an Heirloom Apple Orchard—Farm Market, Workshops, Events & Historic Rentals! Established in 1791 when George Washington was serving his first term as President, Scott Farm, a 571-acre property owned by the non-profit Landmark Trust USA, is home to 23 historic structures, 40 acres of hillside orchards, and the Stone Trust, creators of the…

Established in 1975, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont provides one-to-one mentoring in school and community-based settings for children age 6-18+ in Windham, Windsor and Chittenden Counties and throughout the Northeast Kingdom.  With over 200 children on our waiting list for a Big, now is the perfect time to volunteer.  Visit us at  https://www.bbbsvt.org/volunteerbbbsvt to…

VEPP Inc. is a not-for-profit business that administers two of Vermont’s Renewable Energy Programs under a service contract with the Vermont Public Service Board. VEPP Inc. is the Purchasing Agent for the Rule 4.100 Program and the Facilitator for the Standard Offer Program. VEPP Inc. was started in 1994 as a collaboration between Independent Power Producers…

Brattleboro Women’s Chorus is a multigenerational community chorus for women and girls ages 10 and up of all backgrounds and levels of musical experience. There are no auditions and all are welcome to our Open Rehearsals in September & March or to our concert weekends in November and May. The music is primarily taught aurally,…

Yellow Barn presents year-round performances including an intense and rich summer season. Its ideal environment for creative exploration and expression results in a series of extraordinary performances with a unique programming offering infinite insights into chamber music.

Brattleboro-West Arts was founded in 2009 by neighbors who recognized the vibrant creative community that exists in the watershed of the Whetstone Brook west of downtown Brattleboro. Since then, membership has grown to include the professional artists and craftspeople shown here, who gather socially each month to share a meal and explore ways to enrich…

The mission of Southeastern Vermont Community Action is to enable people to cope with, and reduce the hardships of poverty; create sustainable self-sufficiency; reduce the causes and move toward the elimination of poverty.  SEVCA provides a wide array of programs to address poverty-related needs, in the areas of crisis intervention, affordable housing / homelessness prevention,…

The Museum presents an historic natural history collection featuring over 200 species of birds and mammals including rare and extinct species. Live animal exhibits feature hawks, owls, reptiles, native fish and more! Located next to over 600 acres of protected hiking trails. Open 7 days a week, year round, 10-5, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Days.

Brattleboro Post 5 of The American Legion is dedicated to serving our veterans, their families, and the community we live in.  In addition to dedicated events for our members, Post 5 also serves the community with the following services: – A Flag Color Guard and marching band – Weekday lunch from 11:30-1:30 – Friday night…

The Estey Organ Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. through Columbus Day weekend. Admission is $3.00, and free for members of the museum.

The Brattleboro Area Farmers’ Market is Southern Vermont’s premier farmers’ market featuring over 50 vendors with agricultural products, crafts, live music and animals and ethnic foods from around the world.  Whether you are local or a tourist, you can stop by to get your weekly produce and grab a quick lunch, or come with your…

The Gathering Place provides Adult Day and Home Care services that promote empowerment, independence and quality of life for residents and families in Windham County and the surrounding communities. Day services include fun activities, nutritious meals, customized care, including showers, an on-site hair salon, podiatry by appointment and assistance with the activities of daily living.  We…

Brattleboro Area Hospice offers care and support to our community members and their families who are facing the end of life or grieving the loss of a loved one, and to educate the community on the issues of death, dying and grieving. All our services are free of charge.  All our services are non-medical; we…

Grafton Village Cheese Co. is located at 400 Linden Street in Brattleboro, VT. Grafton Village Cheese Co. is a great choice for Manufacturers, Farm & Maple Products, Gift Shop in Brattleboro.