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...

Bennington Community Sun and Fun Festival

  By Kathy Shaw Sun and Fun! 2019 was a huge success!  The free festival, now in its 5th year, aims to  to educate, in a festive atmosphere, about ways to get involved helping others and  the environment. Over 30 diverse community groups participated including...

RiseVT Grant Keeps School Gardens Thriving

RiseVT Windham County provided Guilford Central School and Vernon Elementary School with summer garden care support and funds for gardening tools and supplies to both schools. One of the biggest challenges faced by school gardens is who will maintain them over the...