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Your support matters.
Your contribution allows Roots Rising to provide meaningful work for Pittsfield teens, strengthen our local food system and ensure greater food access in our community.
Your donations directly support Roots Rising in providing learning opportunities, trained educators, youth stipends, work gear, transportation and so much more.

There are many ways that you can give to Roots Rising, including:

  • By check or credit card

  • Gifts in celebration or in memory of a loved one

  • In-kind donations of equipment or supplies


If donating by check, please make your check out to “Roots Rising” and mail to:

Roots Rising
PO Box 1805
Pittsfield, MA 
We thank you for believing in the power of meaningful work!


The Impact of Your Dollars


Sponsor work gear for one Farm Crew member!


Match SNAP benefits for 10 low-income families!


Sponsor the stipend for a Fall or Spring Farm Crew member!


Sponsor the stipend for a Summer Farm Crew member!

"At Roots Rising, I've learned that I have a strong voice. And that I need to speak out more, because what I have to say matters."


Summer Farm Crew '18

"My life has changed completely since working for Roots Rising. I've learned to be responsible, to work in a group, and how to listen to others."


Summer Farm Crew '18

"I've learned that I love giving back to my community. Meaningful work makes me so happy."


Summer Farm Crew '18

“Roots Rising showed me what it feels like to be loved and cared for. And I have gained the will to change the world through my passions.”


Summer Farm Crew '18


Barnraisers ($10,000+)

Cultivators ($5,000+)

Pollinators ($2,500+)


Nurturers ($1,000+)

Berkshire Grown, Blue Q, Guido's Fresh Marketplace, Lee Bank, The Lenox Garden Club, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Neenah Technical Materials, Paul Rich and Sons, Pittsfield Cultural Council, Republic Services, Rotary Club of Pittsfield, Our Family Foundation by Stop and Shop, Wrenegade Foundation, MountainOne, Health New England

Growers ($500)

Barrington Stage Co., Canyon Ranch, Cohen, Kinne, Valicenti, Cook, Guardian, Smith, Watson & Company, Hamilton Relay