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Come Alive Outside

Community Health’s Prescriptions for Nature and the Outdoors

Social prescribing is gaining recognition in the US, said Arwen Turner, Executive Director of Rutland-based Come Alive Outside. “Our NatureRX program is unique because our programs aren’t solely a partnership with a health care provider and a parks system. CAO, a nonprofit, provides the one-on-one coaching which is a different approach to the program than […]

The Farmacy Project’s Healing Goodness

Baby turnips sautéed in olive oil, sweet and tender with a slight peppery bite. Oven roasted patty pan squash with fragrant herbs. Roasted cabbage. These tastes and aromas were foreign to Eileen Henry’s pallet. She’d never tried many of the nutritious Vermont farm fresh vegetables before the Farmacy introduced her to the flavor abundance available [...]

Community Health Partners with Come Alive Outside!

Come Alive Outside, a nonprofit organization based in Rutland, will produce the 100 Miles, 100 Days Walking Challenge again this winter, as well as a Winter Passport for 1,200 elementary students in Rutland County. The programs are possible through the continued support of the Rutland Regional Medical Center, Vermont Department of Health and Carpenter & […]

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