news & press archive: Aug 2018

  • Four Farms Join Feast

    For 2018, Feast of the Fields welcomes four new farms: Goode Farm, Ballston Spa, NY, Ramble Creek Farm, Greenwich, NY, Owl Wood Farm, Salem, NY, and Squashville Farm, Porter Corners, NY. Read More 

  • Botany Tea Celebrates Nature

    To celebrate the natural beauty of a permanently conserved farm, Saratoga PLAN held a Botany Tea event, attended by 30 people, on Sunday, August 5, 2018, on beautiful 144-acre Fiddle-i-Fee Farm, in the Town of Northumberland. Saratoga PLAN permanently preserved the farm, the home of Neil and Cathy Roberts, with a conservation easement in the fall 2017. Read More 

  • 220-Acre Wildwood Farms Protected

    On July 19 Saratoga PLAN finalized protection of 219.9 acres of productive farmland in the towns of Northumberland and Saratoga, located near the village of Schuylerville, and adjacent to historic Stark’s Knob. The property, owned by Allen D. (Wayne) Wood and Wood Family Trust, is now protected for scenic enjoyment by the public and for agricultural use by a permanent conservation easement that will be forever monitored by Saratoga PLAN. Read More 

  • Chef Gulbrandsen Anchors Feast Again

    Chef Thomas Gulbrandsen has worked in the culinary field for more than two decades, and he will be returning to Feast of the Fields for the sixth time in September 2018. Many in the Saratoga Springs area know him well as the Executive Chef at the Courtyard Marriott Saratoga Springs & Excelsior Springs Banquet Hall and Event Venue. Read More