news & press archive: May 2016

  • Saratoga PLAN receives seven state awards of $3.1M to permanently protect six Saratoga County farms

    SARATOGA COUNTY – Saratoga PLAN is the recipient of $3.1M in grant awards from the state Farmland Protection Implementation Program for the conservation of seven farm operations on six properties encompassing 961 acres of prime farmland in Saratoga County. The awards, announced today by Governor Andrew Cuomo, will be used to purchase and permanently retire development rights on the six farms, ensuring that their fertile fields will be available for farming for future generations. Read More