Environmental Agencies and Farming
A sampling of possibly agency placements.
- Clearwater was founded by singer and activist Pete Seeger, to promote a safe and clean Hudson River. Interns work on data gathering projects, presentations to the community, and a variety of other tasks and projects.
- Poughkeepsie Farm Project is a member-supported farm located on the Vassar Farm. They grow fresh vegetables and fruit, train future farmers, provide hands-on educational programs, and improve access to healthy locally-grown food. A significant portion of the food grown on the farm is donated to local food banks and people in need.
- Scenic Hudson works to protect and restore the Hudson River and its majestic landscape.
- Sprout Creek Farm is a working farm, a market, and an educational center. They are nationally recognized for their award-winning cheeses.