Sandy Chichester Rivkin: A small farm and a vast palette

Sandy Chichester Rivkin:  A small farm and a vast palette

Farmer, painter, illustrator, photographer, baker and sauce maker Sandy Chichester Rivkin has a busy life, but the co-owner of Entwood Farm wouldn’t have it any other way. In 2008, Rivkin and her husband relocated from a large plot of land in Virginia to a small plot in Hinesburg. “We had a big farm in Virginia […]

Promoting Health and Safety for New Americans

Promoting Health and Safety for New Americans

For the last twelve years, Andrea Green of Charlotte has been a physician at the Vermont Children’s Hospital, working in outpatient services. As part of her job, Green works with UVM medical students and residents. Although she occasionally teaches a class at the University, her primary work with students is clinical teaching. Another part of […]

Ashley Campbell: using the arts in a multitude of ways

Ashley Campbell: using the arts in a multitude of ways

Ashley Campbell never planned on a career as a restaurant manager, but that’s the job she finds herself in, and she has no regrets. Campbell has a multi-faceted role at Rustic Roots in Shelburne: interviewing, hiring and managing the staff, handling reservations, dealing with special events, tracking inventory, ordering beverages, and working as a hostess […]

George Darling: Getting Vermonters out on the lake

George Darling:  Getting Vermonters out on the lake

George Darling spent five years working at other marinas before he decided to open his own business. In 1978, Darling’s Boatworks was born. “I wanted the challenge and the independence,” Darling said. “There was an opportunity so I took it.” The busiest time of year for Darling is from mid-April to the fourth of July […]

Tom Thibault: At home in the trees

Tom Thibault:  At home in the trees

When he was young, Tom Thibault had a fear of heights. He doesn’t remember how he got over that, but there’s no question he has, since he owns and operates Thibault’s Tree Service out of his Hinesburg home. Thibault has worked in the tree business for fifteen years and this is the fifth year that […]

Tim Williams: The new face of Archie’s Grill

Tim Williams:  The new face of Archie’s Grill

Tim Williams has owned a number of businesses but nothing has given him as much satisfaction as his most recent endeavor; purchasing the concept of Archie’s Grill from retiring owner Dick Hess. Williams had no restaurant background but that didn’t stop him from taking the plunge. “I just thought it was a great opportunity,” he […]

Ed Sengle: Trying to reduce single occupancy vehicles

Ed Sengle:  Trying to reduce single occupancy vehicles

Ed Sengle has been involved with Hinesburg Rides for the last eight years. He has nothing but praise for the work Karla Munson and others have done to help bring bus service to town and to provide rides for those who need help getting around, but Sengle would like to take the organization one step […]

John Higgins: custom design engineering for homes and businesses

John Higgins:  custom design engineering for homes and businesses

After graduating from UVM with a degree in Civil Engineering, John Higgins worked for Knight Consulting Engineers in Williston and then Engineering Ventures, a Burlington based start-up. Higgins was only the fourth person hired by that firm, but when it grew to 30 people he found himself managing work rather than actually doing what he […]