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R1 Success Story: St. Johnsbury Hardware Store Site, St. Johnsbury, VT

A former hardware store property in the heart of downtown St. Johnsbury has been redeveloped into the St. Johnsbury Distillery, which produces craft rum and other spirits, with plans to open a tasting room and event space in the summer of 2020. The advent of the COVID 19 pandemic changed the business plan, and the distillery at this successfully redeveloped brownfield is now also producing hand sanitizer to meet the growing demand for this product.

Read the following Brownfields Success Story fact sheet for more information about St. Johnsbury Hardware Store Site, St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

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