News

  • Amazing Film Festival Coming to Great Barrington on March 10th

    On Saturday March 10th from 9am-12:30pm Greenagers, the Great Barrington Land Conservancy, the Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire, and Wild and Scenic Westfield River will be bringing a FREE film festival to the Triplex in downtown Great Barrington. The festival is a celebration of all things river, in particular the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Federal Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. read more

  • New at Greenagers – February 2018

     

    Hello, February!

    Round Up for Change at the Berkshire Co-op MarkeT and Front Lawn Food 2018.

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  • Egremont Community Garden Party 9.15.17

    Egremont Businesses Team Up with Greenagers
    to Raise Funds for Community Gardens at French Park

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  • Greenagers is now hiring trail crew leaders for the 2017 season.

    Job: Trail Crew Leader

    Description: Greenagers seeks responsible supervisors for summer trail crews. Responsibilities include overseeing trail building and/or rehabilitation by teenage crews in a variety of out-of-door environments, driving vans to work site, educating teenagers on a variety of environmental issues, and reporting to Trails Coordinator.

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  • Farmer Olympics Sponsorship Opportunities

    Join Our Sponsors!

    If you would like your business or organization to be seen, promoted, and acknowledged during this year’s Farmer Olympics on Aug. 20th (and in the weeks leading up to this special event), we would love to include you among our event sponsors.

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  • Greenagers, Shaker Village, Team Up for Farmer Olympics

    “Go Pig or Go Home,” a day of farm-inspired contests, benefitS Greenagers

    If you’ve never run a wheelbarrow race, herded a pig, competed in a gourd toss, stacked hay bales or taken the moo juice squeeze challenge, you have yet to truly appreciate the life of a farmer. Now’s your chance.

    Greenagers Holds Farmer Olympics at Hancock Shaker Village

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  • Greenagers Summer Program at Mt. Everett

    IMG_6518This summer, Greenagers is hosting a summer day camp for SBRSD middle school students. This program will run Mondays through Thursdays from 9am-3pm starting July 5th and ending August 4th. Through this program, we hope to introduce participants to the trails, farms, and conservation lands of the Southern Berkshires. Activities will include hikes, canoeing, farm visits, and service projects with our community partners.

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  • Farm Apprenticeship Position: Open Now

    We have a job opportunity working on a farm just south of Sheffield on Rt. 41. The job description includes everything from vegetable garden maintenance, harvesting and selling at local markets, trail work, cattle management, fence and pasture maintenance, and weed whacking. This job includes many aspects of agriculture, livestock, and woods management. Hourly rate is $10-$12, depending on experience. If you are interested in more details, please email matt@greenagers.org.

  • Front Yard Food Gardens for All in 2016

    Yard to Table: Greenagers’ Front Lawn Food program seeks donors to support family gardens — and to receive a Donor Garden of their own

    Greenagers is transforming the farm-to-table movement to something even better: “Yard-to-Table” food for all — and it’s time to sign up for the 2016 planting season!

    For the second year, Greenagers’ is expanding its “Front Lawn Food” program for wider availability to families and businesses, in South County and in the Pittsfield area, in partnership with the Berkshire Community Action Council.

    In addition to constructing and planting gardens for income-qualified families with young children, Greenagers “Donor Gardens” — now in its second year — enable Greenagers and BCAC to offering broader access to geographical and demographic availability of gardens for home-grown food. read more