Play Like a Kid

Co-Authors: Alice Stewart and Courtney Hillhouse of the RiseVT – Windsor County team When we work at Farmers’ Markets in our part of Windsor County, our work turns into play. We always take along our activity wheel that kids can spin for a chance to win ....

Riding into a Healthier Life

Author: Joy Choquette When Russell “Rusti,” Gregory went in for a doctor’s visit last May, he wasn’t prepared for what he heard. His blood pressure was up as was his weight. His doctor advised medication to control the blood pressure. “It was pretty clear that I...

RiseVT Blender Bike at Garlic & Herb Fest

RiseVT was at the Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Fest in September and turned their smoothie bike into a hummus bike! Try the recipe out in your home blender! Even if it’s not attached to a bike (which it probably isn’t!), you can still get health...

I’m Marissa and My Play is Tennis!

Author: Marissa Parisi As August was winding down, I started to think about winter and began to worry.  I’m getting older, and in my opinion, Vermont winters are losing their luster.  I started to think about it being dark when I wake up and being dark when I get home...

Walk for Life!

Author: Cole Pearson Health & Wellness RN and Program Manager, RiseVT – Lamoille County It’s one of the first major achievements in most of our lives, “The baby took her first steps!” It’s also used to portray hard work, “In my day, I walked 12 miles to...