Farms and Vendors of Feast 2019

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Feast of the Fields is an event celebrating the farm-fresh bounty available in Saratoga County and surrounding areas.

Volunteer chefs partner with wonderful area farms to create unique, delicious, and healthy dishes. Local vendors supply a wide range of products for your sampling pleasure.  Saratoga PLAN is extremely grateful for community effort and the contributions made by our local farms and vendors.

We hope that, like us, your appreciation for what they do grows with every bite you take.

Featured Farms

BLG Farms is a family-run farm based in Ballston Spa. Their farm philosophy has community, family values and work ethic at its core.

Butternut Ridge Farm grows local fruits and vegetables along with various bedding plants. Butternut Ridge has a farm stand located on Route 40 in Argyle, and attends several farmers markets each week within the capital district.

Denison Farm is committed to organic agriculture and is “Certified Naturally Grown.” The 164-acre Schaghticoke, NY farm is comprised of rich bottomland, wooded ridges, pasture, hayfields, marshes, and streams. The farm has a 21-year history of organic management and CSA marketing.

Elihu Farm* is passionate about pasture. Bob and Mary Pratt use their 150 scenic south Washington County farm to raise healthy and happy sheep and chickens. Through sustainable husbandry practices they are able to yield healthful meat with wonderful flavor and texture, and tasty eggs with improved nutritional value. They supply hormone and antibiotic free lamb and eggs year round.

Goode Farm, is a woman-run farm offering a variety of niche, specialty vegetables, focusing on cut flowers. Their style has been described as seasonal, organic, ethereal, magical, and witty. Goode Farm delivers locally grown flower bunches and heirloom and heritage vegetables daily.

Green Jeans Market Farm is a certified Naturally Grown farm located in Saratoga Springs. All crops are grown by hand, without synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides or genetically modified organisms and with attention to the natural processes of the cultivated land.

Hand Melon Farm, a 425-acre working farm in Greenwich, NY.  They are always busy with over 20 crops that are raised for market, and pick-your-own crops including strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers, eggplant, and fall squash

Hanehan Family Farms* has operated their farm since 1947.  It was one of the first farms in Saratoga County to participate in New York’s Farmland Protection Program. As a member of the Agri-Mark/Cabot Farms Cooperative, a farm family owned cooperative, Hanehan Family Farms supply milk that is turned into award winning dairy products.

Hudson Valley Fisheries was inspired by commitment to food security and environmental stewardship.  They pair expert husbandry with groundbreaking technology to provide the best growing environment for NY steelhead from egg to harvest. They dub their Hudson, NY raised fish “salmon’s tastier cousin”.

King Brothers Dairy is a long-time supporter of Feast of the Fields. With a long tradition of family farming, King Brothers supplies farm fresh wholesome foods and goods delivered to your door. P.S. Happy 80th birthday Edgar!

Mack Brin Farms grows and produces pastured roaster chickens, free range brown eggs, pastured pork and heritage meat rabbits. They are one of New York’s only conservation breeders of the critically endangered San Clemente Island Goats.

Mack Brook raises their cattle humanely with feed of grass and hay from Mack Brook’s pastures and fields. No antibiotics, hormones or GMO feed are used. This pasture-based farming is environmentally sustainable, reducing fossil fuel and chemical use, soil erosion and enhancing soil composition.

Native Farm Flowers is a farm florist, offering arrangements, wreaths, hand-painted oil cloth and unusual garden creations in Greenfield Center.

Old World Farm in Stillwater takes great care in producing organic homegrown vegetables, fruits and flowers. As practicing chefs, they know the difference that quality ingredients can make and have the motto, “From farm to table, we grow good health.”

Owl Wood Farm is a Certified Naturally Grown, diverse mixed-vegetable operation located in Salem, NY.

Pitney Farm is a community farm whose mission it is to celebrate and explore agricultural education, healthy food production and recreation on a preserved working farm.

Pleasant Valley Farm This small, family-run farm sell over 90% of their produce directly to customers at local farmers’ markets and the rest to local outlets and renowned farm-to-table restaurants. They have been farming with organic methods for over 30 years, providing the freshest, highest quality and tastiest vegetables, herbs and fruits.

Ramble Creek Farm manages pastures organically and do not use herbicides or pesticides. They are working to develop regenerative systems, where each aspect helps the next. The cows eat the grass, the grass grows a better root system, the chickens follow the cows to eat the bugs and so on. The pigs forage the forest and make room for new wild plants to grow. All of them help with weed control and add nutrients.

Saratoga Apple is family owned and operated by the Darrows who have been growing apples for five generations. They offer “pick-your-own” during harvest months, and they sell a wide variety of apples, peaches, plums, pears, cider, fresh baked goods, and produce. Apple cider donuts are made daily all year round.

St. Croix Farm is a family farm in Valley Falls, operated by the Moores since 1932. They raise pasture-based beef cattle, poultry and rabbit offered for sale year-round to individuals and restaurants. St. Croix Farm is also a licensed pheasant shooting preserve.

Thomas Poultry Farm started in 1873 in Northumberland, and today at least 11 of the 17 employees at the farm are direct descendants of Jared Thomas who started the egg operation in 1948 with just 200 laying hens.

Waterville Farm is a local, family run farm in Schuylerville NY growing Certified Organic vegetables and cut-your-own organic flowers.

West Wind Acres‘ Joshua and Stefanie Rockwood provide families, friends, and the region with an option for healthy food. Their products are raised humanely, and in a manner that is close to how they would grow and flourish naturally. Their products include eggs, 100% grass-fed beef, pastured pork, and pasture raised chicken and turkey.

* Permanently conserved farm

Other vendors supplying ingredients and tastings for Feast

Anna Mae’s Homemade Jams‘ founder, Anna Mae Clark, makes 84 kinds of preserves, jams, jellies, and spreads! To purchase her fruit jams, look for the lady with the hat brimmed with fruit at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market or visit her farm store in Ballston Spa.

Artisinal Brew Works is run by two high school teachers in Saratoga Springs. They create high quality craft style beer that appeals to consumers who are looking for local, fresh, handcrafted beers.

Death Wish Coffee is made by passionate people for passionate people. They produce a bold, highly caffeinated coffee blend and strive for the best tasting and highest quality organic and fair trade beans in every bag. Their processes are USDA certified and they have committed to sustainability throughout their products.

Olde Tavern Farm Winery is located on the grounds of Old Tavern Farm, a thoroughbred-breeding farm. In support of locally grown food, the winery, which opened in 2017 and is currently sourcing carefully selected grapes from California, is growing its own grapes to be harvested soon. P.S. Canned wine found here!

One with Life Tequila is part of a philosophy aligned with living a mindful and balanced life. It is hand crafted from sustainably grown and farmed Blue Agave by Tequila Las Americas, a third generation family owned agave farm and distillery.

Saratoga Courage Distillery’s mission is to create locally made products that compete with the finest spirits from around the world and their goal is to support local businesses from construction to consumption.

Urban Roots is a juice, smoothie, and avocado bar in Saratoga Springs. They work with local farms to bring you the freshest ingredients so you can feel good about what’s going in your body.

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