Vermont Viewpoint

Vermont Viewpoint

Latest Episodes

Vermont’s Country and General Stores and Green Mountain Solar
May 13, 2021

For the first hour, we’ll take a trip around the state, visiting our country and general stores. We’ll hear about the challenges of running them and community efforts to support them. We’ll get an opportunity to learn how Green Mountain Solar has been ...

National Foster Care Month, Create VT, and Vermont School Issues
May 12, 2021

May is National Foster Care Month and we’ll spend the first hour learning about those who support children and youth in foster care and the need that state has for foster, kin and respite care families. We’ll hear about the Create VT Action Plan that p...

Surface Water, Access CVU, and The Stern Center
May 11, 2021

We’ll look at the state’s rising demand for clean water and erratic precipitation events. And how that can affect the supply of surface water and create the introduction of more invasive species. We’ll learn about Access CVU,

Waterbury Arts, The Elephant’s New Shoe, and CVHHH Vaccinations
May 10, 2021

We’ll learn about the Phoenix Rising Project planned by Waterbury Arts and other initiatives going on in the town this year. Next, Laurel Neme shares some of her stories about wildlife crime, forensics and animal intelligence,

Mother’s Day Special
May 10, 2021

Ken, Jack, Brent, and Farmer Dave salute all mothers in Vermont and beyond with a great selection of music for moms. Thank you to the mothers that have helped raise and care for so many of us.

Mount Independence and True North Wilderness Program
May 07, 2021

There is an important Revolutionary War historic site in Orwell that not many people know about. We’ll explore Mount Independence to start the show. Next, we’ll learn about the True North Wilderness Program,

Writers for Recovery, Mill Market & Deli, and Dog Blood Bank
May 06, 2021

We’ll learn about Writers for Recovery, a project that runs writing workshops for recovering addicts. The group hosts public readings, trainings and presentations at recovery centers and correctional facilities all across Vermont. Next,

Broadband Buildout, MENTOR Vermont, and Federal Programs
May 05, 2021

We begin the program by hearing Franklin County Senator Randy Brock outline his plan for broadband buildout in Vermont. We’ll learn about mentoring opportunities in Vermont from MENTOR Vermont, and hear how mentees and mentors stayed connected througho...

Unattributed Lyricist, Vermont Senior Centers, and Publishing in Vermont
May 04, 2021

In Ric’s quest for a design of the 51-star United States flag, he found a WDEV listener with an interesting past -- which might or might not include writing the lyrics to several songs recorded by giants of the industry. Next,

Co-Working Spaces, Vermont Land Trust, and Women in Baseball
May 03, 2021

Office sharing or co-working spaces had become a trend before the pandemic. We’ll hear from owners of two of these companies on how they’re filling needs for companies during the pandemic. We then learn about the work of the Vermont Land Trust and the ...