Green Team Profile: Geoff Strawbridge

Last updated on February 28th, 2019 at 04:01 pm

In this #VWSGreenTeam profile, we’re introducing Geoff Strawbridge. Geoff has previous work experience in high-growth tech startups including Tripod (acquired during his time there by Lycos) and MyWebGrocer, and is the founder and CEO of BootstrapVT, a marketing consultancy based in Burlington, VT.

Geoff is an important part of the management, marketing, and IT teams here and is helping us define our segment of the online furniture market.

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6 of Our Most Popular Polywood Adirondack Chairs

Last updated on January 10th, 2020 at 04:26 pm

Polywood Adirondack Chairs

If you’re not familiar with Polywood outdoor furniture, it’s worth reading up on. Polywood is made out of HDPE recycled plastic lumber (RPL). The company is based in Indiana and manufactures all their outdoor furniture right here in the USA. Besides being 100% american made and super eco-friendly, Polywood is also super durable, easy to care for, and looks great!

They make all sorts of cool stuff including outdoor dining sets, deep seating patio furniture, Tete-a-Tetes and more.

Here’s a look at some of our most popular Polywood Adirondack Chairs:

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Green Team Profile: Michelle Rooks

Last updated on September 26th, 2022 at 05:17 pm

In this #VWSGreenTeam profile, we’re (re)introducing Michelle Rooks! Michelle joined us as we were transitioning into our permanent home at Stonehurst, which, as you’ll find out, happens to be quite close to her own home.

Michelle is part of our Sales & Operations team and spends much of her time making sure orders sent to our craftsmen are 100% accurate and exactly what customers have asked for, among other things. She’s a valued member of our team and a wonderful person to know.

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Green Team Profile: Jake Friend

Last updated on February 28th, 2019 at 04:02 pm

Jake Friend Vermont Woods Studios

Jake joined Vermont Woods Studios in 2018, filling a role in shipping, customer service, and operations. Jake shares a downstairs office with Michelle and Liz and works closely with Dennis and Sean. We’re excited to have him on board! Read More

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Green Team Profile: Jake Checani

Last updated on February 28th, 2019 at 04:03 pm

Ethically Sourced Furniture | Vermont Woods Studios

2018 was Jake’s first year at Vermont Woods Studios, but you wouldn’t know it based on how many different roles he fills on a daily basis. In addition to keeping everyone warm in the winter and making sure Stonehurst looks her best, Jake also heads our delivery and furniture transport team.

Now, he’s #VWSGreenTeam featured.

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Green Team Profile: Dennis Shanoff

Last updated on February 28th, 2019 at 04:03 pm

In this month’s #VWSGreenTeam profile, we’re meeting Dennis Shanoff. Dennis is the longest tenured employee at Vermont Woods Studios and has been with the company since it was run out of a spare bedroom in Peggy and Ken’s home. Read More

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Green Team Profile: Ken Farabaugh

Last updated on February 28th, 2019 at 04:03 pm

Ken is one of the co-founders of Vermont Woods Studios, along with his wife, Peggy Farabaugh. The original craftsmen at Vermont Woods Studios (Peggy started selling Ken’s furniture online in 2005), he’s got ~40 years of experience building furniture. Read More

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