Projects for the Adirondacks

AdkAction’s Mission

We are on a mission to create innovative projects that address unmet needs, promote vibrant communities, and preserve the natural beauty of the Adirondacks for all.

Our Impact

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earned by artists during Keeseville Plein Air Festivals since 2017

Featured Projects

We have nine active projects that have three things in common: they address unmet needs, promote vibrant communities, and preserve the character of the Adirondacks. 

Become a Member

Members are the lifeblood of AdkAction, generating ideas, inspiration, passion, and financial support to make our  projects possible. Members pay annual fees that keep our work going, and in return, receive the pride of taking action to improve the Adirondacks for future generations. 

What’s New

Blog

Meet AdkAction’s Summer Interns

AdkAction created the Tom Boothe Adirondack Internship Program to honor the legacy of past Board Chair Tom Boothe, who passed away unexpectedly in October 2020 at the age of 71. Tom was known for bringing friends from around the world to introduce them to the immense natural beauty of the Adirondack Park, and was particularly motivated to engage young people in the work of making a positive impact on our region’s communities.

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Film Festival

‘Beyond the Peaks’ goes beyond the Adirondacks

AdkAction’s annual Beyond the Peaks Student Film Festival is a celebration of student creativity and talent that gives youth a chance to win prizes and have their voices heard in their community. This year, the festival truly went “beyond the peaks” by accepting submissions from talented high school filmmakers across

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Fair Food Pricing

Fair Food Pricing is Expanding

AdkAction is excited to announce that we are launching new Fair Food Pricing (FFP) options to make local food affordable and accessible, including low-cost or free farm shares. We are partnering with Tangleroot Farm in Essex and White Rainbow Farm

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Visit our Blog

We have a vision to empower people in the Adirondacks – both seasonal and year-round – to create opportunities to help neighbors and leave the Adirondack Park better than we found it. Visit our blog to learn more about our work. 

Meet Our Team

Brittany Christenson

Executive Director

Brittany Christenson is a community organizer who is passionate about art, local food, and sustainability. 

Steve Maikowski

Board Chair

Steve has a BA in political science from the University of North Texas, and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University.

Make a Contribution

Support our work by making a donation to one of our projects or to our general operating budget. 

Top banner image photo credit: Evan Williams, PureADK

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