August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

The benefits of breastfeeding extend beyond infant nutrition. Infants who are breastfed have lower rates of asthma, obesity, severe respiratory disease, SIDS, and more. Moms who breastfeed have lower rates of diabetes, breast and ovarian cancer, and hypertension. The...

Swanton Walkablity and Bikeability Task Force

Written by Elisabeth Nance – Swanton Town Economic Development Coordinator “I love to walk. Walking is a spiritual journey and a reflection of living,” wrote Edie Littlefield Sundby in I Was Given Three Months to Live.  For many of us walking is a time for...

Windsor Walks Makes Getting Exercise Easy

The town of Windsor is making great strides in health and wellness with the Windsor Walks walking loop system. The project encourages community members and Windsor-based employees to walk more, provide opportunities to learn more about the town they live and work in,...

Summer Garden Art Series in Windham County

This summer, RiseVT in Windham County is partnering with Food Connects, Windham Southeast School District, In-Sight Photography, The River Gallery School of Arts, and Circus Yoga to garden and bring together community members throughout the summer for garden-themed...