Interested in learning about sustainability endeavors in the greater Northern Berkshires?
Below are some resources to get you started. Also be sure to check the Center for Learning in Action (CLiA) website for more community service opportunities.
- Hoosic River Watershed Association (HooRWA)
- Soul Fire Farm – a small farm 25 minutes from campus that practices sustainable agriculture and is committed ending racism and injustice in the food system
- Center for EcoTechnology
- Local Farms
- Northern Berkshire Transition
- Food Bank of Western Massachusetts
- FEED the Berkshires
- Berkshire Grown
- Berkshire Farm & Table
- Share the Bounty
- Western Massachusetts Master Gardener Association
- Winter Blitz – An energy efficiency, community-service program serving low-income households in the region that mobilizes hundreds of Williams volunteers
- Hopkins Memorial Forest – While not on the immediate campus, Hopkins Forest is only a short walk or an even shorter bike ride away. This 2600 acre reserve is Williams College owned and is managed by the Center for Environmental Studies. Be sure to visit for Fall Fest or Maple Fest or just to enjoy a nice walk in the woods.