In the spring of 2015, Greenagers will begin accepting applications for our 2015 summer jobs on trail crews and in farm apprenticeships. Continue reading “Summer Jobs 2015!”
Greenagers is so excited to present its first: FARMER OLYMPICS! Continue reading “FARMER OLYMPICS – Sunday, November 10th”
The 2013 Trail Crews are done with their work for the season – and we are thrilled and very proud of the fantastic work they did. Look for their handy work as you hike the local trails this fall… Continue reading “2013 Trail Crews are done!”
Join us for River Walk’s annual Earthday Workday TOMORROW, Saturday, April 20th, from 9 – 2. Lunch provided. River Walk tours after 2 p.m. Continue reading “River Walk Earthday Workday”
Applications for Greenagers’ 2013 summer work crews are now available. Continue reading “Work crew applications are now available”
Greenagers’ Americorps Member – the great Collin Adkins – is the current leader and developer of the Greenagers Outing Club. Continue reading “Outing Club”
We’re getting ready for another great season of our Community Work Initiative, a summer youth employment program here at Greenagers paying local youth to work on local trails, farms/markets, and conservation land. This year, we are thrilled to offer yet more work. We will manage three trail crews, 2 River Walk apprenticeships, and three positions at the Berkshire Farmers’ Market. Continue reading “Summer Employment with Greenagers”
Greenagers hosts Community Volunteer Days on the third Saturday of the every month. This Saturday, November 17th, we will be working at the beautiful Berkshire Botanical Gardens, removing invasives. We will meet at the Greenagers office (33 Rossetter St, Great Barrington) at 8:30 a.m. and return around 2:30. Lunch provided!
Greenagers hosts Community Volunteer Days on the third Saturday of the every month. This Saturday, October 20th, we will be working on the trails at the beautiful Mount Hunger Preservation, owned by the Monterey Preservation Land Trust. We will meet at the Greenagers office (33 Rossetter St, Great Barrington) at 9 a.m. and return around 1:30. Apple cider donuts and cider for all!
Build Trail Kiosks for Local Trails
Tuesday, October 9th and Wednesday, October 10th, 2:30-5 pm: Learn how to build trail kiosks with Greenagers! Led by Will Conklin, the workshops will incorporate timberframing techniques; the result will be beautiful kiosks, contructed from locally sourced and milled lumber, for the Monterey Preservation Land Trust and the Appalachian Mountain Club. Continue reading “This week at Greenagers: Trail Kiosks and Trail Maintenance”
Join Simon’s Rock students and Greenagers this Saturday, September 29th, for a day of work on local trails. This is part of Rock the Community, an opportunity for Simon’s Rock students to give back to the community. We’ll be working on trails for four local organizations: River Walk, Lake Mansfield (GBLC), Sheffield Land Trust, and the Appalachian Mountain Club. The day will be broken into two sessions: River Walk and Lake Mansfield from 9-12 and Sheffield Land Trust and AMC from 1-4.
At the River Walk’s 25th anniversary celebration on September 8th, Kevin Pieropan, our River Walk apprentice delivered this wonderful speech: Continue reading “Kevin’s Speech”