Vermont Woods Studios was founded by Peggy and Ken Farabaugh in 2005. They merged Peggy’s passion for forest conservation with Ken’s interest in woodworking. What emerged was an online furniture company born to promote Vermont craftsmanship and environmental sustainability. The company sells quality Vermont made furniture and home décor as well as some outdoor furniture that is also 100% American made.
Vermont Woods Studios was founded in 2005 by husband and wife team Ken and Peggy Farabaugh. As a woodworker, Ken’s interest was in earning a living by promoting the tradition of high-quality, Vermont made wood furniture. For Peggy, Vermont Woods Studios was an opportunity to use business as a vehicle to advocate for wildlife conservation and forest preservation.
Much of the furniture sold in the US today is manufactured overseas, oftentimes with illegally harvested woods from vulnerable forests like the Amazon. This supply chain contributes to worldwide deforestation and increased carbon emissions from international shipping, not to mention most imported furniture is low quality and soon ends up in a landfill.
Our commitment to sustainability is four-pronged: