Co-founder of Vermont Butter and Cheese Creamery wins 2012 Terry Ehrich Award
Allison Hooper, Co-Founder of Vermont Butter and Cheese Creamery, has been commended by the Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility with a 2012 Terry Ehrich Award. The award symbolizes Hooper's commitment to the environment, workplace, progressive public policy, and community.
“Allison Hooper has been a skillful and tireless advocate for fostering sustainable economic development in the agricultural and forestry sectors here in Vermont,” said Andrea Cohen, executive director of VBSR. “This recognition has been a long time coming and recognizes Allison for her commitment to successfully developing Vermont’s artisanal cheese making community and is in large part responsible for positioning Vermont as the ‘Napa Valley of Artisanal Cheese’. Allison is a shining example of how social responsibility and successful business go hand in hand.”