Staying Grounded: A Message from VLT’s President

Dear members and supporters, In times of crisis, Vermonters pull closer together. The coronavirus tests that—when the best thing we can do for ourselves and for one another is to create physical distance. It’s a challenge we all share; let’s make it a source of...
10+ Tips for an Eco-Friendly Holiday Season

10+ Tips for an Eco-Friendly Holiday Season

Want to do your part in going (or staying) green this holiday season? Check out our tips for eco-friendly shopping, decorating, dining, and travel. 1. Minimize gift giving. The more we buy, the more plastic, packaging, and waste we produce. Try a Yankee swap with...
St. Albans couple takes a closer look at nature

St. Albans couple takes a closer look at nature

Betty Vallee tugs an imaginary hood around her face as she recalls wind rushing across arctic ice. “Why don’t we go to Hawaii?” she remembers asking her husband, Rod. The Vallees had traveled to the arctic to photograph narwhals. They took dog sleds onto the ice,...
Patagonia Matching Gift Program

Patagonia Matching Gift Program

UPDATE: 12/19, 2:20 pm: We have just learned that Patagonia has met the $10 million limit of their national matching campaign and will not be matching any more gifts this month. Thanks to the amazing generosity of our supporters we raised over $75,000 in match funds!...
These Massachusetts residents are Vermonters at heart

These Massachusetts residents are Vermonters at heart

Dan Arguimbau recalls visiting farmers as a kid in Massachusetts. He’d go with his father, George, who was then an office manager for the USDA. “I love to talk to farmers and listen to their stories,” says Dan, a farmer himself. He lives with his wife, Peg, on a...