3 easy tips to a healthier you

3 easy tips to a healthier you As a family physician, I know the power of our diet to impact our health. Starting in the 1980s, “experts” told us that fat was bad, but really it’s the refined carbohydrates and sugar which I typically term “comfort foods” which are the...

Supporting Breastfeeding in Bennington

Last year RiseVT supported the Bennington Community through a grant to help support breastfeeding. With this grant the community was able to set up an online support system through Facebook in which moms who did not feel supported before are now able to reach out for...

Urbanizing Edibles: Houghton Park Guild Pilot a Success

written by Sarah Parsons West St. Albans – Insulated beneath the snow at Houghton Park, a guild of fruit bushes and rhubarb plants lie dormant, awaiting their first spring thaw. Cultivated last season, the fruit-based garden serves as a pilot project promoting edible...

The Algier’s Community Playground

RiseVT-Windham County awarded an amplify grant to Community Collaborative for Guilford (CC4G) and the Guilford Community Church for the construction and signage for the Algier’s Community playground. The Algier’s Community Playground is located at the Guilford...