On July 26th, the Vermont Community Foundation’s Insight Hub hosted a webinar that examined the future of farming in Vermont, including strategies to build new markets and reduce reliance on conventional dairy. Here are some highlights from the conversation and tips for charitable individuals who want to help support a strong and resilient agricultural sector.
The school closures, quarantines, cancellations, and social distancing during the pandemic created stress and isolation for people of all ages, but put unique pressure on youth. Philanthropy has already stepped up to the plate to help with many recovery efforts for Vermont children and teens, but the challenge is far from over and it's important to keep the momentum going. Here are three ways funders can help.