Vermont Woods Studios in the News

Conscious Connection Magazine interviews VWS Owner, Peggy Farabaugh

Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014

Peggy Farabaugh

After weathering hurricane Katrina and losing her teaching job at Tulane because of flooding, she did what any social entrepreneur would do — start a company to save the planet. But it was her deep passion for Vermont’s furniture industry and sustainable forestry that fueled her often challenging rise to success.

Now Peggy is the Founder & Chief Executive Believer at Vermont Woods Studios where she’s grown the company exponentially towards fulfilling their mission of raising environmental awareness.

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Vermont Woods Studios is featured in the 2014 Fall issue of Vermont Life Magazine

Monday, 8 Sep 2014

VWS in Vermont Life Magazine

Mary Hegarty Nowlan's piece, titled "The Ideal Setting," includes a beautifully written review of Vermont Woods Studios and the inspiration behind the Stonehurst location.

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Vermont Woods Studios POLYWOOD furniture seen on Tiny House Nation

Thursday, 21 Aug 2014

POLYWOOD<sup>©</sup> on Tiny House

Vermont Woods Studios provided a POLYWOOD La Casa Dining Set to Tiny House Nation, a show that celebrates the innovation and creativity of Tiny Houses and the people who inhabit them. Renovation experts and hosts, John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin, travel across America to explore creative small spaces and the imaginative folks who occupy them. They also help new families design and construct their own dream tiny homes.

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Vermont Woods Studios Reuses Discarded Plastic to Make its Patio Furniture

Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014

Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Magazine.'Reduce, Reuse, Refresh.' Vermont Woods Studios reuses discarded plastic for their patio furniture, eliminating the need for the regular upkeep required of outdoor wood furniture.

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Woodworking Network. 'Mass Appeal for Master Craftsmen: Vermont Woods Studios'

Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014

Woodworking Network

The woodworkers are part of a network cultivated by Vermont Woods Studios, a company dedicated to promoting the Vermont custom furniture industry on a large scale. Natural finishes are standard for each custom piece, along with hardwoods sourced from Vermont tree farmers and sawmill operators.

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One Green Planet. '5 Furniture Brands That Don’t Contribute to Deforestation'

Monday, 18 Aug 2014

One Green Planet

Of the 7.5 billion virgin forests that once covered the Earth, nearly half have been cut down for human consumption, with devastating effects, such as global warming, and threatening indigenous people and native species. And 40 million additional acres disappear to clear-cutting and unsustainable logging practices each year. But wood products and furniture have been prized for centuries for their beauty, durability, and availability. So, how can you furnish your home with the beauty of wood furniture while being eco-friendly?

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Evoke Modern. '5 Outstanding Modern Outdoor Furniture Ideas'

Sunday, 17 Aug 2014

Polywood Set

Of the 7.5 billion virgin forests that once covered the Earth, nearly half have been cut down for human consumption, with devastating effects, such as global warming, and threatening indigenous people and native species. And 40 million additional acres disappear to clear-cutting and unsustainable logging practices each year. But wood products and furniture have been prized for centuries for their beauty, durability, and availability. So, how can you furnish your home with the beauty of wood furniture while being eco-friendly?

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Houzz. 'Guest Picks: Beautiful Things You Can Feel Good About Buying'

Saturday, 16 Aug 2014

Walnut Dresser

Focusing on locally grown woods means that Vermont Woods Studios avoids using tropical rainforest materials; it also means a lower impact on the environment, because the company doesn’t ship raw materials across the sea.

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