news & press archive: Mar 2016

  • Workshops Help Landowners Unravel the Mysteries of Farmland Conservation

    Saratoga County, NY – Farmland owners that are interested in learning more about conserving their land are invited to attend one of four informational workshops offered in March at various locations in Saratoga County. Maria Trabka from Saratoga PLAN and Jaime O’Neill from the Saratoga County Planning Department will explain how farmland conservation works as well as the mechanics of funding programs which cover some of the transactional costs and through which owners of farmland can receive partial compensation for protecting their land from future development. Read More 

  • The Community Farm: a healthy option for Saratoga County!

    “Community gardens serve at the center of social activity and civic engagement…They can create economic opportunities and enhance environmental sustainability.”                                                             —Laura Saldivar-Tanaka & Marianne E. Kransky Read More