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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.