Jesse Plotsky, co-owner of Babes Bar, left, looks for a cake pan as Tre Groves, top left, Tristan Brown, middle, and Grace Dorman, right, prepare a meal at the Arnold Block test kitchen in Bethel, Vt., Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2020. The group is developing a menu for a food trailer they are preparing to open with Babes as the parent business. “I am not remarkable in any particular way,” said Plotsky about his activism. “I see my role as the holder of space. I’m basically here to do what is asked of me, knowing the power that I hold as a business owner and as a white person.” (Valley News – James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to

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