Go Bananas With RiseVT for Smoothies

Go Bananas With RiseVT for Smoothies

St. Albans – Have you peddled on RiseVT smoothies bikes? Did you walk away wanting more of that delicious and nutritious smoothie your peddle power created? While you might not have a smoothie bike at home, all you need is a blender and the nutritious ingredients of...
Maple Leaf Montessori Shines Gold

Maple Leaf Montessori Shines Gold

By Jessica Purvis Frost, RiseVT Wellness Specialist Every year schools have the opportunity to work with RiseVT to improve their wellness for staff and students. RiseVT engaged with many schools throughout Franklin and Grand Isle Counties in 2016-17, but one rose to...
A Tasteful look at Sweet Corn

A Tasteful look at Sweet Corn

A Tasteful look at Sweet Corn By Danielle Pothier, MS, RD, CHWC, Wellness Specialist Northwestern Lifestyle Medicine and Johanna Setta, Food Access Coordinator, Healthy Roots Collaborative Is there anything better than eating fresh sweet corn? Its complex sweetness...
Tomatoes – Slicing the Facts

Tomatoes – Slicing the Facts

By Danielle Pothier, MS, RD, CHWC, Wellness Specialist, Northwestern Lifestyle Medicine & Johanna Setta, Food Access Coordinator, Healthy Roots Collaborative Nutrition Spotlight! Tomatoes are powerhouses when it comes to their nutritional content.  One medium...
August is Cigarette Butt Litter Clean-Up Month

August is Cigarette Butt Litter Clean-Up Month

If ever you’ve walked along the sidewalk, in a park, or peered over a curb, you have likely noticed cigarette butt litter. In fact, you’ve probably even seen it where children play, at schools and playgrounds. With all the beautification of our region’s communities...
Summertime? State park time!

Summertime? State park time!

When was the last time you slowed down and took a deep breath of Vermont air, cow manure and all? Too long is our guess? In the remaining days of summer RiseVT wants to connect you with our local State Parks. We’d like to encourage individuals and families to embark...