B Impact Report

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Gardener's Supply Company

Gardening
Certified Since: January, 2014
Location: Burlington, Vermont, United States
Sector: Wholesale/Retail

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88.2

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Gardener’s Supply is 100% employee-owned and was founded in 1983 by a handful of enthusiastic Vermont gardeners. Today, the company serves millions of gardeners nationwide and is known for its’ award-winning gardening products. Though the company has grown, it remains passionately committed to help people experience the joys of gardening in harmony with nature.

When visiting Gardener’s at its corporate headquarters and retail store in Burlington’s Intervale, it’s hard to believe that what is now beautiful gardens, farms and trails was formerly a landfill. In 1986, Gardener’s Supply spearheaded an Intervale clean-up effort to restore the Intervale – 700 acres of bottomland within the city limits of Burlington, Vermont – to its agricultural roots and feed Burlington.

Gardener's Supply actively promotes gardening as an important way for people to make the world a better place. The company donates 8% of profits to support programs and organizations that are using gardening to improve the quality of people's lives and the health of our environment. The company provides garden grants across the U.S. and in Vermont that focus on gardening and hunger-relief supporting many community gardens, urban farms and workplace gardens.

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