With first hand reports from program beneficiaries ranging from a farmer to a homeowner, footage from events and interviews with U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy and leaders in Vermont's nationally known network of non-profit affordable housing and land conservation organizations, learn about this award-winning state funding agency established in 1987. The video includes interviews with the executive directors of VHCB, the Preservation Trust of Vermont, the Champlain Housing Trust , the Windham & Windsor Housing Trust , The Nature Conservancy of Vermont and others.
- A community celebration at the recently conserved Barre town forest with 60 miles of recreational trails threading through abandoned stone quarries dating to the early days of the granite industry;
- A new food co-op constructed in downtown Brattleboro with affordable housing on the upper stories that recycles heat thrown off by the co-op refrigeration units to heat the apartments;
- Dairy farmer Guy Choiniere talks about the benefits of conserving farmland and his success working with the VHCB Farm & Forest Viability Program on a business plan for his operation;
- How the Montpelier Senior Center recovered after a fire to become the site of new apartments for seniors and persons with disabilities.