Springtime At CVRAN

Spring daffodils. Image: Angela Shambaugh
April 30, 2024 0 Comments

May 2024 Dear CVRAN Community, April is a month of transition, and it’s a month of amazing change and growth. Each day there is a new bud bursting into flower, but there are also many spring chores to do, old branches to prune away, debris to pick up. It is a fitting time for CVRAN …

Just Food Hub Is One of Equal Exchange’s Top Customers!

April 24, 2024 0 Comments

If you have come to a CVRAN meeting, you’re familiar with the Just Food Hub. For quite some time now, Sue and John Morris have set up a table of ethically sourced food products at most meetings, making these Equal Exchange items easy for CVRAN members to pick up. When you buy from the Just …

Volunteer Asylum Attorney Receives Prestigious Vermont Bar Association Service Award

April 11, 2024 0 Comments

CVRAN’s amazing pro bono lawyer Seth Lipschutz was recognized by the Vermont Bar Association for his many hours of work helping asylum seekers and refugees navigate the legal process. Read all about it in this joint press release from the Vermont Asylum Assistance Program and CVRAN! On April 5th, the Central Vermont Refugee Action Network (CVRAN) …

Re-sharing Thoughts About Sharing and Community

An old stone foundation with flowers. Image: A. Shambaugh
April 9, 2024 0 Comments

In 2021, writer Jules Rabin helped out a new Afghan family in the CVRAN community by donating a table. Getting it to them was another story though – one he shared in through a VT Digger Article. Jules recently turned 100, so we thought it would be fun to share his article with you again. …

Join Us For the 2024 Annual Meeting!

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April 2, 2024 0 Comments

The CVRAN annual meeting will be held April 16th at the Montpelier Unitarian Church. We’ll meet from 5 pm to celebrate our accomplishments over the last year and learn about all that will be happening in the upcoming year. There will be guest presentations as well as food products from the Just Food Hub. Board …