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  • Support Barkersville Trails

    Saratoga PLAN has the opportunity to protect a 168-acre property straddling the Galway-Providence town line in the hamlet of Barkersville. Formerly a training ground for sled dogs, the property has a well-designed trail system already in place. (Photo by Frieda Garrison)

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Mack Brook Farm Joins the Feast

    Mack Brook Farm is a beautiful 300-acre farm, nestled in the town of Argyle, New York. The property was purchased in 1928 and has since become the family home to four generations. Initially, Mack Brook was primarily a dairy farm. However in 2003, the family decided to begin raising Angus cattle, as Argyle has an environment naturally suited to that breed. A sophisticated understanding of genetics has allowed Mack Brook Farm to breed the very best cattle, producing extremely fine meat with superior flavor.

  • BLG Farm Joins the Feast

    Saratoga Plan is delighted to welcome BLG Farm to this year’s Feast of the Fields event. BLG Farm’s mission is to provide exceptional products to their customers and to promote development of the local farming community.  With the decline of available farmland and struggles in financial sustainability, it is essential to share knowledge and resources with others who have like-minded intent. The revolution to bring back locally grown, healthy, natural alternatives is growing. We are delighted to share in BLG’s support of the local community!

  • Summer Newsletter

    Saratoga PLAN’s Summer 2018 newsletter is now available. If you haven’t already received one in the mail you can download it here.

  • Chefs of Feast – Chris Bonnivier

    Meet Chef Chris Bonnivier, of the Adelphi Hospitality Group, our newest Chef for Feast of the Fields. Originally from Dalton, Massachusetts, his first experience working in a kitchen was at age fourteen, when he worked with Maître Cuisinier Jean Morel at the Hostellerie Bressane in Hillsdale, New York. Though he was hired as a dishwasher, he became inspired by Morel’s French cooking, falling in love with the “farm-to-table” practices used there.

  • Chefs of Feast – Dan Spitz

    We are delighted to have Chef Dan Spitz bring his unique cuisine crafting to this year’s Feast of the Fields. He is the private chef and owner of FatNHappy, LLC catering in the Capital Region. He is also the Chef de Cuisine of Max London’s, and works as a chef at the Beekman Street Bistro.

     

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