Food from small-scale family farms is often more expensive than food at chain grocery stores, putting it out of reach for many Adirondack families. It is also more sustainable, ethical, and better for our local economy. We are working towards a future in which Adirondack farmers can feed the region and local families can afford to buy local food by providing a 30% discount on farm fresh products for qualifying families.
Projects for the Adirondacks
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.
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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.
By Kim Gonzalez, AdkAction’s 2021 Tom Boothe Intern AdkAction will host two cooking classes that will help participants learn techniques and tips for creating meals from local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm shares. The classes will be held on August 3 and 18, and are open to the public via
By Grace Leightheiser, Adirondack Pollinator Project Intern Many hands made light the work with the installation of a new pollinator garden at SUNY Adirondack on June 28th. Students enrolled in a summer course called Sustainable Food dedicated a portion of
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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 is a community organizer who is passionate about art, local food, and sustainability.
Steve has a BA in political science from the University of North Texas, and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University.
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Support our work by making a donation to one of our projects or to our general operating budget.