Berkshire Food Project

Valerie Schwarz, Executive Director
Darlene Ellis, Kitchen Manager
P O Box 651
North Adams, MA 01247
(located at the 1st Congregational Church, North Adams)
(413) 664-7378

  • Nutritious meals
  • Cooking/Nutrition Classes
  • Quality of life information/referrals
  • Served over 14,000 meals last year to individuals and youngfamilies who otherwise go hungry
Noon time meals are served each Monday-Friday doors are  open for lunch from  11:30-1:30.
Volunteer hours: Each Monday-Friday between 9-2. Volunteer information and packets can be found on the website.
The Berkshire Food Project open its doors in 1987 and has been providing over 34,000 meals annually..  Based out of the dining hall of the First Congregational Church 134 Main St. North Adams MA the Berkshire Food Project provides free noon time meals, emergency food and online SNAP assistance.   Besides the Director and Kitchen Manager, the agency is sustained by community volunteers and students who share in the daily preparation and serving of each meal. Community members are encouraged to attend and share a meal with those who maybe food insecure, and needing companionship.