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Support these small businesses from home

Life as we know it has been turned on its head these past few weeks.  Our usual routines — eating out at our favorite restaurants, shopping at our go-to retailers, enjoying a delicious Vermont craft beverage in good company — have halted as we try to understand this virus and prevent its spread.  While we adapt to these changes and lean into our digital world, the Lake Champlain Chamber wants to make sure that our community continues to support these businesses through these trying times.

Here’s a list of small businesses you can support right from your couch:

Restaurants

American Flatbread – Regular fully baked flatbreads + salads, partially baked flatbreads. Use code: Chamber

August First – The café is offering online ordering from a limited menu of sandwiches, drinks and “fun packs”. Each “fun pack” includes an August First tote bag full of goodies including pastries, bread, cooler drinks, coloring pages and more. Fun Packs are deliverable within the Burlington School District. Online orders are accepted until 10pm for next day delivery. Gift cards are available to purchase on their website. Bread is still available for purchase at both City Market locations and Healthy Living. Follow August First on Facebook and Instagram for information on the fun packs as well as creative ways they are delivering food to support the community.

Bistro de MargotPre-order classic French “re-heat & eat” meals 24 hours in advance for pick-up or delivery. The restaurant can also deliver wine from its extensive list, which it’s offering at a 20% discount.

Blue Paddle BistroFree delivery Wednesday through Sunday nights in the Clay Point Road vicinity, South Hero and Grand Isle. Order takeout or delivery and be entered to win a $500 shopping spree to Johnson Woolen Mills.

Buffalo Wild WingsThe Buffalo Wild Wings kitchen remains open for takeout and delivery. Order those wings through the website or app.

CBD Catering – CBD Catering is offering online ordering and pick up service at Charlotte Crossings. Order and learn more here

Dave’s Cosmic SubsThis “far-out” sub shop continues grooving with hot and cold sandwiches for carryout and delivery. When offered, “Dave’s six-pack special” includes a sammie, a four-pack of brewskis and a roll of toilet paper.

Dobra Tea – Shop from their online store; call (802) 355-1841 to have tea packed and organize a pick-up.

Domino’sThe national franchise pizzeria offers its cheesy creations for takeout, delivery and curbside pickup. 2 large, 2-topping pizzas + 2 litre beverage for $19.99 (no code requ’d).

El Cortijo – Order online for curbside pickup

El Gato Cantina The Mexican eatery serves up its menu of tacos, tamales, chimichangas and more via takeout, curbside pickup and delivery (UberEats, Grub Hub and DoorDash). Every order comes with free chips and salsa. Get a margarita to go! Call to place your order.

Kestrel Coffee RoastersThough both cafes are closed, Kestrel is still roasting coffee! Gift cards can be purchased for future use at the cafes on their website. Kestrel is offering free no-contact delivery on Fridays. Learn more about delivery here. You can also sign up for a coffee subscription here.

Kountry Kart DeliThe Queen City institution has reduced it hours but is still serving up its famous sandwiches, wraps, gyros and more for takeout. Order online or by phone.

Leonardo’s PizzaThe award-winning pizza shop is open for takeout and contact-free delivery. Try the new Hot Honey Bliss pie on white, organic wheat or gluten-free crust.

Little Morocco Cafe -Traditional Moroccan food available for takeout. Free hot Moroccan soup and rice three times a week from 3-5p.m. on Tue., Thu., and Sa to support those in need. Donate to help support Little Morocco Cafe’s work to feed those less fortunate here.

Moe’s – Receive a 15% discount by contacting the South Burlington location at 802-660-4900, and mention the Chamber of Commerce. If you place an order through April 10th for $10 or more through the Moes app, receive free delivery. If you would like to place a catering order Moe’s will take all necessary precautions when preparing and delivering. Contactless delivery is also an option. Williston location is closed.

Monkey House – Open Thursday, Friday and Saturdays from 4-9PM, serving takeout drinks and food. You can access online ordering here

New Moon – New Moon is focusing on helping the community. They are collecting donations for their Suspended Meals Program which provides food to local shelters and those in need. You can also purchase a gift card to use when they reopen.

North Hero House – The waterfront inn and restaurant is now offering takeout Thursday-Saturday 4pm-7pm. Order wine with your meal and save–20% off the wine list!

Palmer Lane MapleMad about maple? Vermont sugarmakers serve up the sweet stuff in maple cream doughnuts and maple creemees. Donations accepted for a community food drive. Curbside pickup available.

The ScaleOrder build-your-own poke bowls online or by phone — then pick up curbside or take advantage of free delivery within 3.5 miles on orders of $30 or more. No cash.

The Skinny Pancake – All guest-facing locations are closed. Focus is entirely on their new charitable program, ShiftMeals, an effort to feed those affected by COVID-19. Any restaurant worker, musician, gig worker or anyone in need is eligible for a free meal(s). To request a FREE meal, fill out this form.

Waterworks Food + Drink – Temporarily closed. Giftcards are available on their website.

Windjammer RestaurantThe Windjammer will be starting Curbside Pick-up on Friday, April 17th and Saturday, April 18th. They will continue regular Curbside Pick-up on Wednesday – Saturdays each week starting on Wednesday, April 22nd. Menu items and other options will be added following the 17th & 18th Inaugural Take out Event. Gift cards are also available on their website

Retail

April CornellRetail location closed. Virtual appointments only. You can video chat with retail associates for a personalized shopping experience with free shipping of items.

Burlington BayThis lakeside landmark offers gourmet salads, fresh seafoods, homemade soups and sandwiches for takeout.

BurtonRetail store closed. Burton.com will still be operational. Offering 40% off and free shipping for a limited time.

Cheese & Wine Traders – Operating daily, 10-7. In-store shopping, curbside pickup, local delivery, and nationwide shipping now available! Offering everyday online wine discounts online – 5% off 6 bottles (use promo code: 5off6) or 10% off 12 bottles (applies automatically). LCRCC members receive 10% off entire order (use promo code: lcrcc10).

Common Deer – Our online store is OPEN, but our store is closed to the public until further notice. We are offering LOCAL DELIVERY to Charlotte, Burlington, South Burlington, Winooski, and select other VT towns as available- free over $75 for a short time!

Ceres Natural Remedies – Offering free shipping to all of Vermont and 15% off your entire purchase with code SHOPCBDSAFE when you shop online at ceresremedies.com 

EccoRetail store closed. You can place an order by email, [email protected], call 802-860-2220, or on Instagram @eccoclothes.

Jess – Retail store is closed. Online boutique will be available soon.

Kiss the CookShop from their online store. They’re delivering in Chittenden County on Mon/Wed/Fri and if they ship something you’ll see it in 1-2 days anywhere in New England. If for any reason a delivery doesn’t work for you, give them a call and they will work something out.

Lake Champlain Chocolates – Those in need of something sweet can call ahead for to-go orders of hot cocoa, pints of ice cream, truffles, Easter chocolates and more. Or order online for next-day delivery.

Pet Food Warehouse – Pet Food Warehouse is now offering Delivery Service! With a $10 delivery fee, customers in select surrounding towns can have their pet supplies delivered to their doorstep. Or skip the fee, and drive to one of the stores for a contact-free pick up via Curbside Service! Deliveries will be made Monday thru Friday. Orders taken over the weekend will be delivered Monday, or Tuesday at the latest. Call: (802)862-0995 ext. 480, call center hours are 9:00am to 3:00pm, 7 days a week. You can now also email us: [email protected] Visit their website to learn more about curbside pick up and delivery options.

Spirit Dancer Books & Gifts/StarRoot AromatherapyOperating Tuesday-Sunday, 12:30-5:30pm. Browse products on their Facebook page, and call 802-660-8060 to organize curbside pickup. Giftcards can be purchased by emailing [email protected].

Vintage Inspired Lifestyle Marketplace – Gift cards can be purchased online. Curbside pickup is Annie Sloan chalk paint and additional merchandise can be made. Contact Vintage Inspired Lifestyle Marketplace for more information. 

W.B. Mason – W.B. Mason is now offering a Home Delivery Service! Located in South Burlington, we are a full service supplier carrying all the essentials. If your business or home is in need of Janitorial Products such as Hand Sanitizer, Paper Towels, or Gloves, please reach out! For Restaurants offering Take-Out, we carry an extensive range of Food Service Disposables. Save yourself a trip to the store and have your water, coffee, snacks and paper towels delivered right to your door step! These are just a few of the millions of products we provide, so check us out. FREE Residential Delivery for Orders over $40*, ($5.99 Delivery Fee for orders under $40). Deliveries are made Monday thru Friday. Please Call: 802-734-5565 or email us at: [email protected], for more information!

Craft Beverages

Citizen Cider –  Citizen’s entire cider portfolio, including limited release ciders and great Citizen Cider merchandise and apparel is available for purchase at citizencider.com.  When you check out, you can choose a pick-up or delivery option. Curbside pickup is Mo-Fri 12pm-1pm.  Delivery is Friday afternoon. If none of these situations work for your schedule, Citizen Cider is willing to be flexible and work something out! Be sure to also “tip” your staff when you online shop to support employees who have temporarily lost their employment.

Fiddlehead Brewing Company – The brewery is open for beer to go, and has begun selling Fiddlehead IPA in 19.2 oz cans — $1 from every can goes to support brewery staff. beginning 3/28: online ordering + curbside pickup Wed-Fri 4-7pm; Sa-Sun 12-3pm.

Foam BrewersBurlington’s waterfront brewery is selling its rotating selection of pilsners, pale ales, fruited sours and IPAs to-go. Brand new sister restaurant, Deep City, is open next door for takeout.

Groennfell Meadery – Groennfell Meadery is open for curbside pick-up on Saturdays from 12-6 pm at their location in St. Albans (650 Industrial Park Rd). Cases are currently half off! Pre-order here

Higher Ground – Gift cards are available on their website.  Producing an online series of concerts on Higher Ground Facebook and Instagram feeds called “Waiting is the Hardest Part: Sessions Beyond the Club”. Concerts are free to watch.

Mad River DistillersBar closed, no cocktails or flights. Retail shop is open daily from 12-6 p.m. Call 802-489-5501 or email [email protected] to order in advance. Hand sanitizer available.

Shelburne VineyardEthan Joseph’s award-winning ferments are available for shipping or pickup through the vineyard’s online store.

Snow Farm Vineyard – Tasting room temporarily closed, but online orders and gift cards can still be purchased. For a limited time, you can receive 10% off on a 1/2 case and a $10 gift card, or 20% off a full case and a $20 gift card. Find more information as well as a list of where you can purchase Snow Farm wine in stores here. Snow Farm is still accepting wedding and special event bookings for summer 2020 and 2021.

Experiences

City Brew Tours – In order to best support all of our thirsty customers during this difficult time, we have developed awesome new activities you can do with us from the comfort and safety of your own home. Choose between the Live Homebrew Experience suitable for all ages and skill levels or the virtual Beer and Cheese Pairing Happy Hour best for anyone of legal drinking age. Both experiences can be purchased as a private party, corporate event or as gift certificates. Learn more here.

Escape Trails – Enjoy a GPS Easter Scavenger Hunt on us! A great way to explore your neighborhood, get some exercise and enjoy the weather (at an appropriate social distance of course!) Take part in the Hunt anytime over the next couple of weeks and have the chance to win free tickets for EscapeTrails when we launch, discounts and even free merchandise! Learn more here.

Local Motion – Local Motion’s waterfront Bike Rentals is now open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.  They have bikes for the whole family to explore the beauty of the Burlington Greenway. Please reserve bikes in advance at bikevt.org. For more information, email them at [email protected] or call at (802)652-BIKE (2453).

OTHER

Sonesta – offering amazing discounted rates to all medical, first responders, EMS, Fire, Police etc… Also waiving all pet fees! $59/nt during COVID-19 pandemic. Call 1.800.Sonesta to learn more.