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