Food resources for today:
*Please wear a mask or cover your face when picking up food.

School Food Distribution:

North Adams Public Schools Grab and Go Sites (Lunch and Breakfast for the next day):
Brayton School- 11:00-12:00
Greylock Valley Apartments- 11:00-12:00
UNO Community Center Parking Lot- 11:00-12:00
Colegrove School- 11:00-12:00
Mohawk Forest- 11:00-12:00
*The Grab and Go is for 18 and under

Greylock Elementary School
Dinner service is now available as part of the grab and go meal distribution program. Dinners for North Adams children 18 or younger will be available via curbside pick up.

McCann Technical School
Drive up Grab and Go Dinner with Breakfast for the next day. Please pick up in front of the school. Open to youth 18 and under from North Adams, Adams, Cheshire, Lanesboro, Williamstown and towns in the North Berkshire School Union.

Hoosac Valley Elementary School (14 Commercial Street Adams)
9:00 - 11:00
*For children 18 and under. Grab and go breakfast and lunch. Please go to the back door of the cafeteria near the playground to pick it up. There is no Grab and Go Tuesday. Meals for 2 days will be received today.

Williamstown Elementary School
*Anyone in Lanesborough or Williamstown wishing to participate in the program is asked to call and leave their information at 413-458-9582, Ext. 1195, or email The district asks that potential recipients respond in advance so it can plan for the proper number of meals. Delivery is available for seniors who ask in advance; leave a call back number when you notify the district. Residents who need breakfast items are asked to leave that information in their message.

Meal Site Food Distribution:

Berkshire Food Project: 11:30-1:00
Beginning on Monday, June 1, 2020, we will be moving the meal distribution inside. Meals will still be take-out only, for home enjoyment. No restroom facility is available. Traffic will be one way, entering through the breezeway and exiting directly from the dining room onto Summer Street. Masks (properly worn so they cover your nose and mouth) are required to be in line outside and to enter the building. Masks are available if you don't have one. Social distancing required.

Only eight people will be allowed in the building at one time... each time a person leaves, another person will be able to enter. Doors will be opened for you - no need to touch doorknobs. The only thing you will need to touch is the food you are taking home. As with any change, we will all learn as we go. There may be adjustments to the process as we figure it all out. Please bear with us. Our focus is to feed everyone while keeping everyone safe. THANK YOU!

Adams COA-Monday-Friday-Grab and Go Congregate meals-must call ahead

Cheshire COA-Monday-Friday-Grab and Go Congregate meals-must call ahead

North Adams COA-Monday-Friday- Grab and Go Congregate meals-must call 664-9826 one day ahead to reserve.

Food Pantry Distribution:

The Community Bible Church Food Pantry, 160 Bridges Road, Williamstown, has food and are more than willing to distribute it. Here is the information for the pantry. They are open to give out food every day. Just call Phyllis Babcock (413) 663-6094 and she will meet you at church at your convenience

Food Transportation:

The Adams COA offers rides to grocery stores and for food access.

Local Food and Farm:

The North Adams Farmers Market is online and mobile. Delivering to North County ONLY. A limited amount of orders will be taken Monday during Grab and Go Lunch Distribution at the Berkshire Food Project, 11:30-1:00 or Wednesday at the Al Nelson Friendship Food Pantry at St. Elizabeth’s Parish. Delivery will be on Friday and Saturday.

You can use a Credit card and debit orders if you would like to order online.
EBT payments will be accepted in person during the pre-order opportunities and doubling up to $30 in benefits. Orders will be taken in person and payments must be made in person upon delivery.

There will be FREE delivery for EBT customers. This was made possible by a generous grant from the Berkshire United Way's COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund for Berkshire County. For more information please visit:
For Questions Call: 413-664-6180 or Email:

The Williamstown Farmers Market is online. Williamstown Farmers Market – Essentials! is accepting orders at starting Mondays and open until 7PM on Wednesday May. From 11am – 1pm on the following Saturday, you can come to Williamstown Elementary School to pick up your pre-bagged, pre-sorted order. You will not be able to shop or make purchases at the pick-up site.

The market is PRE-ORDER ONLY. Safety is our #1 priority. Your cooperation and thoughtfulness is key to the success of this initiative. We ask that our pick-up customers please follow the “6-1-1” rule: 6 feet apart, 1 mask per person, 1 person picking up. We are also pleased to announce that we are offering delivery on a LIMITED basis. If you are unable to access transportation, cannot reach the pick-up site between 11am-1pm on Saturday, feel unsafe leaving your home, or are currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, you may choose to have your order delivered. We are offering delivery within a 7-mile radius of WES, which covers all of Williamstown, and most of North Adams.

Please, only use delivery if you cannot pick-up so we can continue offering this vital service. For more information email:

Roots Rising-Berkshire County Virtual Market:


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