Vermont Woods Studios in the News

Vermont Public Radio: A Cross-Border Collaboration to Protect Monarch Butterfly Habitat

Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016

Monarch butterflies are known for epic migrations, traveling thousands of miles every year. Their route can span from Mexico to Canada, which makes it difficulut to protect monarchs, because there's no one single habitat to preserve.

Peggy Farabaugh, is the founder and CEO of Vermont Woods Studios in Vernon, a sustainable furniture company. She's trying to create the kind of collaboration that will protect monarchs. She has joined forces with Jose Luis Alvarez, a Mexican tree nurseyman who started the organization, Forests For Monarchs.

 

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Champlain Valley News: Save the Monarchs Heads to ECHO

Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016

Colchester, VT-The Save the Monarchs tour is headed to ECHO today. It's part of the initiative to save the monarch butterfly. Jose Luis Alvarez, the founder of Forests For Monarchs and Peggy Farabaugh, the owner of Vermont Woods Studios joined us on Local 44 Morning Brew to tell us more. 

 

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Woodworking Network: Vermont Woods Studios Owner Leads Multinational Effort to Save Monarch Butterflies

Sunday, 21 Aug 2016

Vernon, VT- Vermont Woods Studios owner, Peggy Farabaugh, says she has partnered with two business owners in Mexico and Canada, to help save the habitat of the Monarch Butterfly. The tour is aimed at raising awareness of the endangered Monarch...

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Brattleboro Reformer: What Can You Do To Save the Monarchs?

Friday, 19 Aug 2016

Vernon>>Locals are invited to gather for an educational talk and to show support around the declining population of monarchs. Vermont Woods Studios (VWS), a small business that sells locally crafted wood furniture, is sponsoring, "Save the Monarchs" tour with Mexican monarch butterfly habitat expert Jose Luis Alvarez. 

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Featured in: Made in America-A Buyer's Guide For Donald Trump

Wednesday, 3 Aug 2016

From Jasper, Indiana to Youngstown, Ohio, down to Norfolk, Virginia, we found 61 furniture and frame manufacturers right here in the United States.

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Organic Authority: How to Make Certain Your Wood Furniture is Sustainable

Tuesday, 26 Jul 2016

There are infinite ways that you can have a beter impact on the environment. In fact, making a commitment to be more eco-friendly can sometimes feel overwhelming because there are so many ways to do it. Where do you start, what priorities should you make, when is it okay to cheat a little? One possible area to focus on is your home, specifically with furniture solutions.

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Brattleboro Reformer: Monarch Butterflies Get Some Local Help

Friday, 24 Jun 2016

The creatures that soar in the air, displaying their orange, black and white patterned wings known as the Monarch butterfly, are now few and far between in Vermont.

The Monarch population has dropped 90 percent in North America and Mexico, according to Peggy Farabaugh, founder of Vermont Woods Studios. The monarchs cannot survive without milkweed plants. As caterpillars they only eat milkweed plants and as butterflies, they need milkweedto lay their eggs.

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Berkshire Eagle: Nature Watch-Attracting Monarch Butterflies to a Garden

Friday, 15 Apr 2016

 

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