Let’s Grow Kids is seeking Burlington-based folx for childcare

At LGK we have been working with Help Me Grow and medical students at UVM Medical Center to develop a list of “ volunteers”  who can specify if they are available for  free or if they wish to be paid, to go into homes to care for children during this unprecedented time.  It is an […]

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Vermont Family Forest’s Eating the Forest Video Series, Part 2

EATING THE FOREST video series: Savoring the forest’s spring bounty with herbalist Ali Zimmer Part 2 of our video series with herbalist Ali Zimmer is hot off the press! In it, you’ll learn how to carefully harvest eight edible/medicinal ephemeral spring plants–from yarrow to wild leeks–with techniques that keep you and the forest healthy and vital. That’s […]

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United Way’s Volunteer Connection

April 22, 2020 VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 United Way’s Volunteer Connection site is set up to help connect agencies and volunteers.  A COVID-19 Response section for both needs and in-kind support is easily accessible on the site.  As expected, agencies are working hard to navigate volunteering in this new time, so the opportunities […]

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival is May 7!

VNRC has proudly co-hosted the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Vermont for over a decade. This year is no exception! Though we wish we could see you all in person, we are pleased to offer this year’s FREE screening virtually, in partnership with Patagonia Burlington. Our 2020 short films highlight the importance of equitable access to open […]

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Happy Earth Week from PLAN!

Hello, Earth Week! Earth Week is one of our favorite times of the year at PLAN. We often get the opportunity to speak at campuses and meet students face-to-face while seeing their awesome waste projects in person. This week looks a lot different than years past, but we still invite you to hang out with us virtually. Tomorrow, […]

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Michael Moore’s new film “Planet of the Humans” available for free on YouTube for 30 days

NEW YORK – Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Michael Moore announced today that he is releasing a brand new documentary film on his RUMBLE Media label – and is offering it as a gift, free of charge, in the midst of the global pandemic. There will be a live event Wednesday evening, April 22nd at 10:00 pm […]

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🌼 Celebrate Spring with VT Land Trust: virtual events, nature education, local food

Even in the midst of uncertainty, spring is arriving. Cardinals are singing, silver maples are blooming, wood frogs and peepers are calling, bluebirds are flitting around yards, and pussy willows are bursting out of their shiny buds. “What a comfort it is to be in nature, where spring is happening despite it all,” writes VLT’s Liz Thompson.  We’re […]

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Supporting Factory Workers & Celebrating Fashion

It’s Fashion Revolution Week, an annual campaign that honors the anniversary of the fatal Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh in 2013. It’s also a time to celebrate fashion as a positive influence while also raising awareness of the injustices many factory workers around the world face and the importance of sustainable and ethical alternatives to […]

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Champlain’s carbon impact; Celebrating Earth Day 2020; Collecting Stories of our Good Work, and more!

Serving and sustaining ourselves and our planet in the time of COVID-19 I’ll keep it brief, as you’ve received countless emails and updates from every other organization, campaign, news outlet, etc. and in far more eloquent ways.  My wish is this:  for everyone to take care of themselves, communities near and far, and the planet, […]

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