Shop Local & Make it a Homegrown Holiday

At the Point, we’re locally owned and locally operated, and we’re always committed to encouraging our listeners to support our fellow local businesses. This holiday season, please join us as we celebrate the season by shopping locally owned and independent merchants.

Let’s Shop Local and Make it a Homegrown Holiday!
Here are some great local businesses that we’d like you to consider this holiday season. And don’t forget to tell them you heard ’em on The Point!

Aqua Realm Aquarium

St. Johnsbury, Vermont

This holiday season, discover the child in you with a new reptile, fish, or small animal species at Aqua Realm Aquarium in St Johnsbury. Aqua Realm stocks everything for all pets, including frozen and raw dog and cat food, with years of experience to answer all your questions. Aqua Realm Aquarium. Whether it flies, swims, slithers, or crawls, we have it!

Ben & Jerry’s

Waterbury, Vermont

Deck the halls and your freezer with Ben and Jerry’s. Visit us in Waterbury for your favorite pints, one of our euphoric ready-to-go ice cream cakes or order ahead pre-scooped cups. ‘Tis the season for Ben & Jerry’s iconic Cherry Garcia, Chunky Monkey and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. We’ve got flavors to please all tastebuds including nondairy options! Curbside pick-up available.

Cheese and Wine Traders

South Burlington, Vermont

Send a Piece of Vermont anywhere with a gift basket from Cheese & Wine Traders.  Give your friends, family or that special client something they will devour.  Can’t find the perfect one? Build your own basket. Delivery to over 65 Vermont zip codes and nationwide shipping. Order online at  Cheese and Wine Traders. Your cheese and wine place – and more!


New Haven, Vermont

Welcome to Vermont’s customer oriented powersport dealership. Cyclewise Inc. was founded by enthusiasts Joe and Tamara Boise in 1997 and has been expanding ever since. We are conveniently located in New Haven one mile north of Middlebury and 30 miles south of Burlington. Honesty integrity and respect for our customers are the three principles upon which we have built our business. The desire to keep up with the changing needs of each customer prompted us to add a full line of Suzuki motorcycles and ATV’s in 2005 and full line of Ducati motorcycles in 2009.

Church Street Marketplace

Burlington, Vermont

The Church Street Marketplace is Burlington, Vermont’s award-winning open air mall with a hub of activity, historical architecture, year-round festivals, street entertainers, music, and over 100 places to shop and dine! We invite you to explore downtown Burlington.  The Church Street Marketplace District is a business improvement district created in 1981, that includes the public street and all properties that abut Church Street between Pearl and Main Streets. It is a National Register Historic District and has been named one of the Great Public Spaces in America for its historic buildings, thriving retail trade, carefully maintained streets and walkways, and strong community support.

Framing Format

St. Johnsbury, Vermont

The Framing Format has been owned and operated by Sharon Reihmer since 1976. Along with her helpful and knowledgeable staff, Sharon helps you choose framing, from thousands of styles, that will complement and enhance your artwork. The Framing Format uses archival materials, including UV-filtering glass and museum glass, archival mat boards and backings.  Discover a treasure in our collection of antique Vermont maps and prints; limited edition artwork; puzzles, notecards, and signed books by Will Moses.  With over 40 years of experience framing your most treasured memories, The Framing Format in St. Johnsbury has seen and framed just about everything. They use archival materials, including UV-filtering and museum glass, and archival mat boards and backings. Trust your framing project to the professionals! Call them or visit the Framing Format on Facebook to schedule an appointment.

Hunger Mountain Co-op

Montpelier, Vermont

Hunger Mountain Co-op is a democratically governed, member-owned, natural food cooperative. Our Co-op has nearly 170 employees, more than 500 local vendors, and over 8,000 member-owners. Last year, we experienced $24.4 million in sales, 40% of which was from the sales of local products. Our purpose remains deeply rooted in our belief that good food helps to create sustainable local food systems and vibrant, healthy communities. Hunger Mountain Co-op is so much more than just a grocery store. Come for the food. Stay for the conversation.

Jivana Green Spa & Salon

Burlington, Vermont

Jivana Green Spa & Salon, a natural nirvana of holistic wellness, offering head-to-toe rejuvenation. Jivana offers amazing massages in several modalities along with organic facials and restorative body treatments. Jivana also offers organic hair services. Book a massage and a haircut for a blissfully rejuvenating day. Give a gift of luxurious therapies in Jivana’s holistic, eco-friendly setting.

Keeler’s Bay Variety

South Hero, Vermont

Keeler’s Bay Variety has everything you need, whether you are visiting the area or a native of the Champlain islands. We offer a wide variety of services and products, including groceries, gasoline (Citgo), a deli, meat room, and liquor (Check out our liquor offerings at Best of all, we are happy to carry your groceries to the car for you!  Come in and experience Keeler’s Bay Variety for yourself.  You won’t be disappointed!

Littleton Bike & Fitness

Littleton, New Hampshire

What kid, big or small, wouldn’t love to see a bike under the Christmas Tree? We have bikes in stock from Specialized, Norco, and just in, BMX bikes from Eastern, starting at $349. Want a nice piece of fitness equipment? Come on in early and we will match the web pricing, and you’ll get the local service we are famous for. Littleton Bike and Fitness. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 to 5

Little Village Toy and Book Shop

Littleton, New Hampshire

We believe that children learn through play. As parents, we realize that it is an important part of our job to ensure our children are playing with the safest and highest quality toys available.  Our motto is Play…Laugh…Learn- the idea that our children can play with almost anything we have to offer and learn without even realizing it. The selection at Little Village satisfies every age range, skill set, and fun factor. We have everything from classic toys and games to the hottest new award winning items available.  In addition to playing, our community and team believe that reading is at the core of brain development, and local book shops are crucial to sustaining that. Offering our children and ourselves an option away from the screen has been scientifically proven to aid in many areas of health and wellness.

Moose River Lake & Lodge Store

St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Moose River Lake & Lodge Store was founded in 1998 by Bob and Annie Hoffman, who had a vision of rustic elegance and a motto to “Let the Outside In.” In 2008, Fred and Robin Little purchased Moose River and never straying from Bob and Annie’s original vision, have created a shopping experience you won’t find anywhere else.

Morrison’s Feed Bag

St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Family owned and operated, serving pet owners, farmers, gardeners and wild bird enthusiasts.  Morrison’s Feed Bag, created in 2007, is a family owned and operated business dedicated to promoting sustainability in our community by offering educational opportunities for our valued customers and quality merchandise at fair prices. We strive to operate with integrity and with a sense of reliability so that both our company and our customers may experience success.

Onion River Outdoors

Montpelier, Vermont

We are Central Vermont’s outdoor recreation experts, an eclectic and fun group of active, outdoor-loving folks seeking healthier, happier, and more eco-friendly ways to live our lives by using the gear we sell as often as we can. We work hard and have fun. We recognize that our shop’s success is tied to the well-being of our Green Mountain landscape and our Central Vermont community. We open doors to the outdoors by supporting community members in their outdoor pursuits. We believe that when consumers support local business and local business supports the community, we all win. Located on historic Langdon street in downtown Montpelier – we carry bikes, skis, gear, clothing, and friendly, expert advice for all your hiking, biking, skiing, running, camping, and outdoor adventures!  Onion River Outdoors in Montpelier has great outdoor gifts for everyone on your list, whether they’re heading to the backcountry or out the back door. Come shop our selection of gear, apparel and footwear including cozy jackets, versatile base layers, skis, traction and more! We’re open daily. And remember, gift cards make great gifts.

Root To Vitality

West Danville, Vermont

Find peace of mind this holiday season with Root To Vitality’s unique and effective line of Full Spectrum CBD remedies! Our products are organic, vegan, gluten-free and formulated with environmentally safe ingredients and packaging. Give the gift of health with Root To Vitality! Woman owned in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Root To Vitality aspires to inspire people to go forth on their own unique journey of healing and empowerment. Join us and start your personal journey to better wellness today!

Spa at The Lodge at Spruce Peak

Stowe, Vermont

Retreat from your retreat with a well-deserved visit to our expansive Spa and Wellness Center, complete with rustic, Vermont-style accents and views of Mount Mansfield. Experience serious relaxation with our signature treatments, harnessing the goodness of nature in our Healing Lodge or 18 private treatment rooms.  A complete wellness journey is included with every treatment. Join us for self-care in our full-service fitness center, outdoor swimming pool, Healing Lodge and soothing spa sanctuary lounge – access to which is included for the day of your treatment.  Please note, due to the nature of our services masks are required for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals while in treatment rooms, per policy of Hyatt Hotels and Spruce Peak.

Stowe Kitchen Bath & Linens

Stowe, Vermont

Create your own cozy corner of the world with help from Stowe Kitchen Bath and Linens. Pine scented candles and plush blankets are just the start. Stowe Kitchen Bath and Linens is now the local store for free design service and gorgeous furniture. You already know Stowe Kitchens gift selection is unparalleled. Holiday shopping? Stowe Kitchen Bath and Linens has it all We’re on the Mountain Road in Stowe.

The Frame Dames

St. Johnsbury, Vermont

The Frame Dames in St. Johnsbury use their extensive knowledge in the latest preservation framing methods and designs, providing top level protection and innovative ideas to display and accent your art and mementos. Looking for art supplies? The Frame Dames are stocked from floor to ceiling for the beginner to professional. The Frame Dames. Railroad Street in Saint Johnsbury.

The University Mall

Burlington, Vermont

University Mall is Vermont’s largest shopping mall.  University Mall has over 70 shops and services including JCPenney, Kohl’s, Target, Hannaford, H&M, and American Eagle. There are also several restaurants to choose from including Applebee’s Grill and Bar, and IHOP. Shop in climate controlled comfort year round. Park with ease in our free enclosed garage or ample parking lots.

Waterbury Sports

Waterbury, Vermont

We are Waterbury Sports. We’re your local Bike Shop in the Summer, Ski Shop in the Winter and your General Sporting Goods Store year round. We stock gear for team sports like Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Field Hockey and Baseball. We have a growing selection of Camping Gear, Tents, Sleeping Bags, Stoves and Camping Fuel, Filters and more. We stock Disc Golf, Skateboards, Swim Goggles, Tennis and Pool Games. We have Shoes, Cleats, T-Shirts, Shorts, Sunglasses and lots of Darn Tough Socks! Our Full Service shop is open 6 days a week due to staffing issues, oh and we Sharpen Skates!

The Windjammer

South Burlington, Vermont

The Windjammer and Upper Deck Pub are two unique dining experiences in one location.  We invite you to enjoy great food in a warm and friendly environment with some of the best local hospitality around.  A gift of good food, good friends and good cheer is on everyone’s holiday list. A gift card to the Windjammer is a great way to recognize a co-worker, employee, teacher or special friend. Our gift cards are easy to purchase in person, by phone or online at

Woodbury Mountain Toys

Montpelier, Vermont

Woodbury Mountain toys has been a downtown fixture on State Street in Montpelier since 1991. It does take a village to raise a child and we’ve loved watching our kids and families grow. The after-school crowd of youngsters are comfortable enough to come in and play with us, picking up a yo-yo to try out or maybe find a hiding spot for a stuffed animal that they really cherish. So many times children walk in the store and their eyes light up, amazed at the fabulous selection of toys, games, puzzles, stuffed animals, science kits, Legos, Playmobil and more that we have in stock.  Many say “this is the best toy-store ever!” which is music to our ears. The shelves are packed to the brim with educational, fun high-quality toys for imaginative and creative play. Giving back to the community, we continuously support hundreds of fundraising events held by local Schools, libraries, nonprofit organizations, sporting events and oh so many more. Our downtown is a strong and vibrant community that relies on the symbiotic relationship created throughout. We love and appreciate our costumers and hope to be here for many more years!

Yellow Turtle

Stowe, Vermont

Yellow Turtle is the premier shop for baby, kids and teens. One-stop shopping for on-trend apparel, outerwear, toys, shoes, gifts and accessories. Bring your kids in to play.  Yellow Turtle makes the holidays easy, and they gift wrap for FREE! Specializing in high-quality kid’s clothing & outerwear from infants to teens, and a wide selection of gifts for the whole family. Fabulous children’s clothing and outerwear for baby to teen sizes. Your favorite brands like Patagonia, Reima, Tea Collection, Pink Chicken, Burton, Johnnie O’, Roxy, O’Neil, Bogs, Sorel, EGG, Rylee + Cru, JoJo Maman Bebe, Magnificent Baby, Kickee Pants and so much more.

Wendell’s Furniture

Colchester, Vermont

Treat yourself to savings and give a gift that will last for years! the expansive store features a huge in-stock selection of furniture for your bedroom, dining room, home office, and patio, along with accent pieces and more! you won’t have to wait months for a cozier living room, more efficient office space, or more exciting entertainment room. They deliver too! Choose Wendell’s Furniture, a second-generation Vermont company. Take a virtual tour right now online!