Tag Archives: low income

News Briefs
March 30, 2016

UVM initiates study on food access and childhood obesity

RUTLAND—The University of Vermont is collaborating with Cornell University, NOFA-VT, and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) of the UVM Extension on research that examines whether low-income participation in a subsidized community supported agriculture (CSA) program, along with tailored nutrition education, can…

Op - Ed
February 11, 2016

Patrick Kennedy: Say “No” to marijuana legalization

The epidemic of drug addiction and overdoses gripping Vermont, and our country at large, cries out for reform. We must change the perception that jail is an effective treatment for the disease of drug addiction, and give mental health issues the attention and funding they…