Environmental Youth in Action

Outside Jobs / Inside the community

About Us

Youth + Environment + Work + Community

Greenagers, through its paid employment programs, internships and apprenticeships, engages teens and young adults in meaningful work in environmental conservation, sustainable farming and natural resource management. In the Berkshires and nearby New York State, our trail crews maintain existing trails and build new trails for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Trustees of Reservations, Columbia Land Conservancy and other conservation organizations. Our Farm Apprentices work with local farmers, learning animal husbandry and organic agriculture. Our volunteer teams install front-yard gardens for area families, to encourage home-based food growing.

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MEDIA

Take a look at how we are getting involved around the community.

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Blog

For all news, events, and more about what Greenagers is up to in the community.
  • Greenagers Trail Crews are off and running!

    Three out of five Greenagers Trail Crews started work today: two Berkshire County crews and one Columbia County crew. The remaining two crews begin work a week from today. We are so excited for this year’s crews and the fun, challenging, and rewarding work ahead of them.

    We will continue to update this site with news on the crews’ whereabouts and work, so continue to check back in!

  • Donor Gardens for All in 2015!

    “Donor Garden” Program in 2015 Offers Year-Round Raised Bed Gardens and  Supports Installations for Income-eligible Families

    Greenagers is expanding its “Front Lawn Food” program for wider availability to families and businesses, in partnership with the Berkshire Community Action Council. “Donor Gardens” enable Greenagers and the Berkshire Community Action Council to partner in offering broader geographical and demographic availability of gardens for home-grown food. read more

  • Greenagers get griphoist training

    “It’s the size of a mini-bus, there’s no way we’re moving it” asserted Elia Del Molino, Trails Coordinator at Greenagers. “I’ll take that bet” countered Mike Leavitt, Trails and Outreach Coordinator from Berkshire Natural Rources Council (BNRC). The friendly bet, which Elia ultimately lost, was in reference to a 10-ton boulder—a sizable piece of gneiss that would be moved by one person wielding but one grip hoist. The situation was one of the many impressive and daunting challenges poised at last week’s Greenager Grip Hoist Training.

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STAFF + BOARD MEMBERS

Our wonderful staff + board members who make Greeanagers possible.

partners

Greenagers partner organizations contract with us each year to build, clear and maintain recreational trails and parkland in the Southern Berkshires of Massachusetts and nearby Columbia County, New York.

Contact

Contact us for more information on our programming, questions about what we do, or maybe you just want to say hi.

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GET IN TOUCH

33 Rossetter Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230, U.S.A.
(West side, facing train tracks)

P | (413) 644-9090
E | office@greenagers.org

Office Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday 10am to 3pm.