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CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

VISIONS has a long history of female leadership. We also honor the many women who have directed our programs, female project partners who make a difference in their communities, and thousands of girls who have attended programs and worked hard while honing leadership skills.
Teen Summer Programs and VISIONS Tech Free Policy

Teen Summer Programs and VISIONS Tech Free Policy

VISIONS has always run tech-free summer programs for high school students (no cell phones or other electronic gadgets other than 30 minutes set aside once a week to connect with home).
Empower Yourself with Permaculture

Empower Yourself with Permaculture

Kareen Erbe, the owner of the permaculture company Broken Ground, has been involved with VISIONS in various capacities for years. She was a staff leader in Peru in 2005 and helped start our inaugural Mississippi program in 2006.
Keeping the Dream Alive

Keeping the Dream Alive

Keeping the dream alive by honoring MLK. Our Montana Teen Summer Programs foster a deeper understanding of cultural diversity and humanitarianism. Learn more about Dr. King and VISIONS Montana programs.
Building Community & Family in D.R. Summer Programs

Building Community & Family in D.R. Summer Programs

Building Community & Family in D.R. Summer Programs VISIONS has been leading teen community service programs in the Dominican Republic since 1991(!). One of our primary project partners since this program’s inception is the Lions Club (Club de Leones)—three of...

Our Traditional Bison Harvest

Our Traditional Bison Harvest

Learn more about this unique activity during our Montana Teen Summer Programs, which fosters a deeper understanding of and connection with our food sources.
VISIONS Reading List: July 2021

VISIONS Reading List: July 2021

Check out some of our latest reads that focus on sustainability, environmental challenges and climate solutions.
How to Garden Indoors

How to Garden Indoors

Gardening indoors isn't just possible, it's actually affordable and efficient, with the right knowledge. In this article, we'll talk about sustainable home gardening tips for those of us who don’t have land at our disposal.
Partner Spotlight: Alayna Rasile

Partner Spotlight: Alayna Rasile

Textile artist Alayna Rasile teaches an enlightening workshop on plant-based design for VISIONS. Let's meet Alayna and learn more about her work!
Curious About Composting? Here’s Our Advice on How to Begin

Curious About Composting? Here’s Our Advice on How to Begin

Whether you live on a Montana farm or in a Manhattan highrise, composting is an effective and accessible way to dramatically reduce your ecological footprint. Curious about how you can begin composting at home? Read on to learn more!
How to Find the Affordable Used Outdoor Gear You Need

How to Find the Affordable Used Outdoor Gear You Need

Shopping for used outdoor gear and apparel is the best way to make your purchases more sustainable. Here are some great ways to find what you need, whether for VISIONS programs or your own adventures.
What is Project Drawdown?

What is Project Drawdown?

Project Drawdown plays a critical role in all of the myriad sustainability initiatives we’re working on at our Montana Farm & Ranch. At VISIONS, we’ve always followed environmental principles, from reducing waste to recycling to composting (often by giving food...

LOCATION SPOTLIGHT: OUR NEW MONTANA FARM

LOCATION SPOTLIGHT: OUR NEW MONTANA FARM

As of September, we’ve purchased OUR VERY OWN VISIONS FARM, a sprawling historic property nestled at the base of Montana’s Bridger Mountains. This farm will be the base for all our Montana Gap programs and Teen Summer Farm programs moving forward

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