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.
One year ago, during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, the prevailing guidance on grocery shopping was to have enough food on hand to stay at home for two weeks. For a growing number of food-insecure households, many also affected by sudden unemployment and public transportation shutdowns, securing enough
AdkAction’s Broadband-for-All project is convening the North Country Region to identify households without access to high-speed broadband, to find solutions whenever possible, and to hold Spectrum accountable to meet its 145,000 address expansion commitment to the Public Service Commission. Many
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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.