ZONE 1
Four Counties

The towns of Waitsfield, Waterbury, Barre, Montpelier, Stowe, Morrisville, Johnson, and St Albans comprise the largest and most diverse of Vermont's creative zones.

Pillar organizations include the Yestermorrow, Lost Nation Theater, Onion River Community Access Media, Helen Day Arts Center, the Vermont Media Alliance, Johnson Studio Center, Stowe Story Lab, the Vermont College of Fine Arts,Vermont Woodworking School, Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center and the Center for Public Art.

Anchor businesses include Caledonia Spirits, FilaBot, Bear Code, Concept 2, Hill Farmstead Brewery, Pink House Studio, Zutano, Salaam fashions, Positive Pie, Anomal Design, and West Branch Gallery.

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ZONE 2

Northeast Kingdom

The Northeast Kingdom is a spectacular four-season geographic region with year-round creative offerings - from food systems to music festivals, woodworking and theater camps.

Anchor institutions include the Catamount Arts Center, Kingdom County Productions, the St Johnsbury Atheneum, the Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center, the Food Venture Center and Bread and Puppet Theater.

 

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ZONE 3

Chittenden County

Burlington, Essex and Williston comprise the largest population area in Vermont, enjoying one of the highest concentrations of creative enterprises in the country. Anchor institutions include the University of Vermont and Champlain College along with Burlington City Arts, the Southend Arts and Business District, Big Heavy World, and the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts.

Anchor businesses include the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies, Urban Rhino Productions, Arts Riot, the Karma Bird House, Ant Hill Arts Collective, Overnight Projects, SPACE Gallery, and Vermont Community Access Media.

 

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ZONE 4

Addison and Rutland

Straddling the Route 7 corridor along Lake Champlain and the New York State border, home to a vibrant commercial heritage. Major regional institutions include Middlebury College, Middlebury Studio School, the Paramount Theater, the Chaffee Arts Center, the Mahaney Center for the Arts, the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival, the Mint makerspace, and the Edgewater Gallery. 

Anchor businesses in the region include Otter Creek Brewing, Green Mountain Power's Innovation Center, and Middlebury Interactive.

 

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ZONE 5

Cornerstone Region

An region built on the power of the Connecticut River and its estuaries, including the towns of White River Junction and Springfield, Vermont. Home to some of the largest industrial spaces ready for conversion into major creative enterprises. Powered by some of the fastest Internet speeds in the country,.

Pillar institutions include the Center for Cartoon Studies, the Northern Stage, Big Town Gallery, and the Tip Top Building.

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