archery

10 Favorite Summer Camp Memories

Remember These Summer Camp Classics? Some of our most cherished childhood memories are about summer camp, those magical weeks of sun, fun and friendship you looked forward to each summer. Put yourself in a summer camp frame of mind with these Vermont Country Store classics. 1.  Tie-Dye Remember putting rubber bands around an old t-shirt… more

vintage easter postcard

12 Old-Fashioned Easter Gifts

Fill Their Easter Basket with Classic Candies and Toys Remember the excitement of Easter morning? I do. My seven siblings and I would squeal with unrestrained delight at the sight of our Easter baskets stuffed with colorful faux grass and overflowing with foil-wrapped chocolate goodies, gaily decorated eggs, shiny jelly beans and sugary spice gum… more

Vrest Orton

Just Say No to Retro!

Eliot Orton, Proprietor, The Vermont Country Store Our grandfather Vrest Orton was a 7th generation Vermonter.  He was hard-working, practical, frugal, and determined. Before he started The Vermont Country Store in 1946, he thought long and hard about what types of products he would stock the shelves with, and more importantly, taking customers back to… more