BERKSHIRE FOOD WEB

BERKSHIRE FOOD WEB

The Nutrition Center is excited to announce Berkshire Food Web (BFW), a food access directory website for Berkshire County with an interactive map and listings.  Social service workers and Berkshire County residents in need can quickly find near by services including program descriptions, days of operation and contact information. BFW is the region’s only resource as a single listing of all food assistance services. BFW is a key part of the solution in addressing the growing food disparity in Berkshire County.

Berkshire Food Web contains over 150 verified resources:

  • 26 Pantries
  • 28 Community Meal Sites
  • 75 Farmers Markets/ Stands (Including CSA & PYO Farms)
  • 24 Community Gardens

In addition BFW offers:

  • PDF’s of all food assistance services in southern, central & northern Berkshire county regions.
  • Online bulletin board to post event flyers for public gatherings in relation food access & security.
  • Volunteer & internship opportunities at food access resources.

SPONSOR

We invite you to help us grow this valuable community resource in exchange for a tax deductible sponsorship and impactful marketing opportunities. Our annual budget of $13,000 will to continue to maintain, develop and enhance Berkshire Food Web’s positive impact on addressing food access needs in our community.  These funds will be used for:

  • Maintenance for all resources to stay current on the site.
  • Expand service and educational categories and add an app for resource access.
  • Fund a community calendar of events & meetings happening in Berkshire county surrounding food access & security along with a quarterly newsletter highlighting upcoming events.
  • Produce annual conference and quarterly meetings to bring together stakeholders and community leaders and Berkshire County residents to address the issues surrounding hunger, food access and security.

LIST YOUR RESOURCE

Do you have a food access service, event or program? Let the community know what you have to offer! We welcome additional categories that will meet a food need in Berkshire County. Create a profile on our website free of cost by emailing foodweb@tnc413.org. Let us help people connect to your service! Your profile will include links to all your social media sites as well as your organization and service descriptions.