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Posts by Amy Lipsitz

Maple Sugaring Education with Audubon VT

Maple syrup is an important ingredient here at LCC and we were proud to support the Green Mountain Audubon Center’s Maple Sugaring Education Program this year.  One of their teachers shared some of the things they teach and the work they are doing to protect and support our precious sugarbushes. Guest Post by Gwen Causer, Teacher/Naturalist at […]

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The Easter Bunny is Back!

The Easter bunny is back! Stop by our retail stores on Pine Street in Burlington or at the Cabot Annex in Waterbury to meet, dance, and high five the Easter bunny. On Saturday from 11am-1pm he will be at the EGGstravaganza! at Oakledge Park in Burlington.  There will be a variety of activities including face […]

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Set the Easter Table with Chocolate

Flowers, festive linens, and bowls brimming with jelly beans are a must at the Easter table, but no table setting is complete without chocolate, lots of it.  A place setting Easter bunny or carrot at every seat is a thoughtful, tasty gift for each guest. Made of rich, Belgian milk and dark chocolate, our place […]

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Wanna get away? Chocolate, skiing, and more…

Have you heard? Emily McCracken, our chocolate sculptress, was featured on the Food Network special, ‘Outrageous Chocolate.’ It was one of Emily’s dreams to be on her favorite TV channel, and we’re thrilled viewers got to experience her magic, turning chocolate into art. To celebrate Emily’s debut on the Food Network, we’re giving away a Chocolate […]

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Vermont Foodie Gift Guide

Vermont has long been ahead of the curve in the “good food” department. The best maple syrup on the planet, award-winning beer and cheese, beautiful hand-blown glassware and simply stunning cutting boards are just a sampling of what beautiful gifts our home state has to offer. Working at a chocolate company where ingredient and product […]

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A Cider Caramel Celebration!

We are hosting a delicious event this coming Saturday celebrating our collaboration with Citizen Cider and Happy Valley Orchard for the new Apple Cider Caramel—and you are invited! Come have a taste of these luscious new caramels, it will remind you of biting into an orchard-fresh apple dipped in slow-cooked caramel and then drenched in […]

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It’s time to Deck the Holidays….with chocolate!

You can’t have good cheer without some great chocolate so come celebrate the holidays with us at one of our three retail stores – Church St and Pine St in Burlington and Route 100 in Waterbury.  From chocolate gift baskets and hot chocolate tins to truffles, stocking stuffers, and santas, our chocolates are the perfect […]

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Gobble Up Delicious Deals!

Our three retail stores are having sweet deals on all kinds of gourmet chocolate treats including chocolate turkeys, caramels and truffles. It’s the perfect time to stock up on holiday gifts, stocking stuffers and more! LCC Retail Stores 750 Pine Street Burlington, VT Monday-Saturday 9-6pm Sunday 11-5pm 802-864-1807 65 Church Street Burlington, VT Monday-Thursday 10-8pm […]

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A True Vermont Partnership: Apple Cider Caramels

Last year, craft cider was making a name for itself in Vermont. We picked up a bottle of Citizen Cider Unified Press and after a few sips found ourselves wondering how we could incorporate that delicious apple flavor into our caramels. The answer was to boil down apple pressings from Happy Valley Orchard, where Citizen Cider get their […]

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Fair Trade First Hand

Our Director of Sales, Allyson Myers, travelled to the Dominican Republic with Fair Trade USA this week for the World Cocoa Foundation meeting. On her trip she attended a Fair Trade Farm Tour and saw firsthand how fair trade dollars impact cocoa communities. Does Fair Trade really make an impact in the lives of farmers? […]

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