Water is Hydrating Enough

Water is Hydrating Enough I am Matt Anderson, retired professional hockey player and current hockey coach for Vermont youth. Growing up and playing hockey in the 90s, it was a big part of the culture to encourage athletes to drink Gatorade and eat carbohydrates and...

Swanton Brings Music to the Park

Toes were tapping and fingers were snapping last summer, when the community of Swanton enjoyed some lively music on the Village Green in a series of free summer concerts. These were hosted by the Swanton Arts Council over the course of the summer with funds from a...

How Our Garden Grew Kids and Relationships in Highgate

Read about how the Highgate Library and Community Center’s community garden benefited from a RiseVT Amplify Grant last summer, bringing together a wide range of ages while providing gardening education and a big dose of fun! Written by Virginia Holiman What a summer...

Windham County Fall Passport Challenge!

This Year RiseVT of Windham County conducted its First Come Alive Outside Passport Challenge that encourage families to visit outdoor play spaces and Trails as well as local Farmer’s Markets and Libraries. This five-week program promotes family bonding through a local...

Gold-Status Schools Celebrate Healthy New Opportunities

Written by Joy Choquette For schools in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties, “going for the gold,” has a whole new meaning. In an ongoing effort to increase healthy options in schools, RiseVT offers opportunities for schools to be recognized for their efforts. These are...