Cookbook Library in Richmond

Richmond Community Kitchen (RCK) is a resource for healthy cooking and eating in downtown Richmond. RiseVT recently awarded RCK an Amplify Grant to build a free cookbook lending library for community members to peruse at the RCK or borrow for home use. While there are...

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Students Take Learning to the Woods

by: Joy Choquette A few years ago in the media a buzzed-about phrase was, “nature deficit disorder.” The phrase described the worrisome trend of today’s youth—and many adults—spending more time indoors than out. This is less of a problem for seventh- and eighth-grade...

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Hunger Free Vermont: Partnership Grand Isle

Written by Sarah Parsons West Grand Isle – While hunger and food insecurity remain issues throughout Vermont, collaborative efforts to overcome isolation and provide access to nutritious foods are progressing statewide. Statistics alone are alarming, with ten-percent...

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Exercise?…Do I Have To?

By Denise Smith, Program Manager RiseVT Franklin-Grand Isle Counties The first time I got on a treadmill, I had a smoothie in one hand and a water bottle in the other and within 2 minutes, the smoothie was all over me. I had fallen backwards off the treadmill onto the...

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Healthy Tips from RiseVT FGI for 2019

RiseVT is happy to announce that in the New Year we are starting a show on Northwest Access TV about tips and tricks for staying healthy in 2019. RiseVT is working to help make it easier for you to choose the healthy choice by improving your choices...

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