Being welcoming to all and open to anyone who wants to add positivity to a community shouldn’t require a statement. It should be the default. Yet here we are. It’s places like Green Mountain Community Fitness that make us proud to live in a community where there are businesses that proactively make those statements — … Read more

Dirt Church!

We were fans of Dirt Church from the very onset. We watched from afar as they set up a unique, yet still wholly Vermont-styled endeavor in East Burke. An event space, a brewery, and an integrated connection to their community that serves not only cyclists, but everyone. At Rasputitsa we greatly enjoyed the opportunity to … Read more

Supporting Millstone Trails

We will get to experience the unique history of Barre’s granite mining past close up due in no small part to the tireless work of Millstone Trails Association, the nonprofit corridor manager of the Millstone Trails system. We are happy to support MTA by accepting donations on our registration page. All donated funds will go … Read more

The Grindstone in the News

The Barre-Montpelier Times Argus just published an article on The Grindstone which summarizes our positive recent meeting with the Barre Town Select Board. [Board Chair Paul] White said after learning more about gravel riding, “I think this is the ideal place to do it.” Gravel ride in works in Barre Town, surrounding towns, by Eric … Read more

Peltz Creative

Awesome meeting with Peltz Creative today to talk about developing the Grindstone brand and putting our best foot forward. Really excited for the results to come!


Concrete planning for The Grindstone has begun! We have begun meeting with stakeholders in earnest and have solidified a target date of October 9, 2022 for the event. Much more to come!