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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This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

2018 Highlights

Last updated on June 20th, 2019 at 11:41 am

New Furniture Collections | Brighton | Handmade with Love in VT
We added many new fine furniture collections in 2018, including the Brighton Dining Set. Our green business is growing and we have you to thank.

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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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Sustainable Furniture & Climate Change

Last updated on June 20th, 2019 at 11:45 am

Peggy & Ken Farabaugh | Vermont Woods Studios | Stonehurst Showroom
Ken and Peggy Farabaugh, co-owners of Vermont Woods Studios in Vernon, VT. Photo credit: Erica Housekeeper.

Thank You, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund VSJF

We have three important people to thank today:

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VWS Monarch Update, 2018

Last updated on June 20th, 2019 at 11:46 am

Today is El Dia de los Muertos

Monarch Butterflies Roosting in Mexico | Vermont Woods Studios | Sustainable Furniture

I thought today would be a good day to update you on our VWS monarch conservation efforts. Every year, with an uncanny sense of timing, monarch butterflies complete their epic migration and arrive in Mexico on November 1st. 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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Climate Change & the Furniture Industry

Last updated on July 23rd, 2020 at 09:15 am

Sustainably crafted wood dining table and chair shot outside on mountain hillside

UN’s Climate Change Report, October 2018

This week the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued it’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 Degrees C.  One conclusion was that our planet has only 12 years to stem catastrophic climate change. Yikes! Read More

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Solid Wood Bedroom Sets: 5 Tips for Finding the Best Quality & Value

Last updated on February 24th, 2019 at 05:09 pm

This craftsman style solid wood bedroom set has a modern flair
This craftsman style solid wood bedroom set has a modern, contemporary flair. It’s shown here in solid, natural cherry wood (with contrasting walnut wood drawer and door pulls) but it can also be crafted in maple or walnut. Contemporary Craftsman.

If you’re shopping for high quality solid wood bedroom sets, I bet you’ve done a lot of research. Bedroom furniture is a big investment and one that need only be made once in a lifetime. So you want to do it right. We’ve put together tips & advice to help make your shopping easier and ensure you get the best value for your investment dollars. Read More

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Will My Furniture Fit?

Last updated on October 7th, 2018 at 08:07 am

Will My Furniture Fit? | Custom Dining Tables | Vermont Woods Studios
Our Contemporary Craftsman Dining Table comes in many standard sizes and it can be easily customized to fit perfectly into any space. Question is: what size table is right for your space?

Matching Your Furniture to Your Space

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Customer Reviews You Can Trust

Last updated on June 20th, 2019 at 11:47 am

Best Furniture Stores | Online Reviews | Contemporary Craftsman Furniture from VT
As soon as we got Neil’s  Contemporary Craftsman Furniture installed in his bedroom someone jumped up to review it for comfort. Customers: people love seeing your photos so please keep ’em coming.

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