Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Was Invented At This Retro, Charming Building In Vermont From The 1970s
Ben & Jerry’s. The name says it all. Once a small local enterprise, the homegrown ice cream superstar has sweetened the lives of millions around the globe, and it all started at their humble beginnings right in Burlington, Vermont. In 1978, Ben and Jerry opened their ice cream shop at the corner of St. Paul and College Streets in a former gas station, and the rest is history.
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Luke was born and raised in Colchester, Vermont, and is a recent graduate of the University of Vermont where he studied philosophy and economics. His interests and hobbies include: reading, writing, learning new languages, hiking and playing outdoor sports.
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