It’s Still Strawberry Season!

It’s Still Strawberry Season!

3 reasons why strawberries make a great snack: By Danielle Pothier MS, RD, CHWC Easy to eat and versatile. Fresh strawberries can simply be eaten whole, packed to go or used in a variety of recipes, such as, salads, sandwiches with cheese or nut butter, salsa,...
A day in the life of a Healthy Roots Volunteer

A day in the life of a Healthy Roots Volunteer

My experience gleaning with Healthy Roots certainly was an enjoyable one. This was my first time gleaning, and on the days leading up to it I was concerned that the weather might be less than ideal. However, as I drove down the scenic Route 2 towards Pomykala Farm in...
Alternative Seating in Classrooms

Alternative Seating in Classrooms

Kids crave movement and it has been shown that physical activity can actually boost learning and the retention of information. Many teachers have regular Brain Breaks throughout the day, where students are given the chance to move their bodies and use some of their...
The Mile A Day Challenge

The Mile A Day Challenge

RiseVT’s Small Business Umbrella just wrapped up the “Mile A Day Challenge” for its members. For four weeks, members had to log one mile for six days each week. A “Mile” could be walking, or one of the many equivalent activities that RiseVT provided. Ultimately, there...
Ice Fishing in Vermont

Ice Fishing in Vermont

Do you need open water in order to fish? No. Rise Vermont will be talking about ice fishing locally, and how it can be done simply right here in Franklin and Grand Isle counties. Vermont offers the greatest variety of high-quality freshwater ice fishing in New...