event archives

  • Backyard Chicken Workshop

    Join experienced chicken enthusiasts to learn about starting your own flock of backyard chickens. Sponsored by The Milton Grange #685, this family workshop is free and open to the public. Click here for more information. Read More 

  • Farmland Conservation Workshops

    Farmland Conservation Workshops

    Please join us to learn about conservation easements, funding programs for purchase of development rights, and the land conservation process. Workshops are scheduled for: Tuesday, April 7, 6:30pm: Ballston Town Hall, 323 Charlton Road, Ballston Wednesday, April 8, 2:00pm: Stillwater Town Hall, 881 Hudson Avenue, Stillwater Wednesday, April 8, 6:30pm: Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring... Read More 

  • fairy house building workshop

    fairy house building workshop

    This family friendly workshop will be held at the Rowland Hollow Creek Preserve in Saratoga Springs. Please dress for the weather (rain pants), bring water bottles, and pack a lunch if you would like to stay and picnic with the group. Space is limited, please register early! When registering below, please include the name and... Read More 

  • Bacon Hill Bonanza Road Race

    Join PLAN in supporting the third annual Bacon Hill Bonanza Road Race, Walk and Fun Run. The events, which will all be staged from historic Bacon Hill Reformed Church north of Schuylerville, will raise money for steeple repairs and for Saratoga PLAN. Register soon for the 5K and 10K race, which feature home-made pies to... Read More 

  • Workday for Earth Day

    Don’t forget, April 22nd is Earth Day, a great day to get outside and do some good for the land you love. In honor of Earth Day, on Saturday, April 25th, PLAN will be hosting a workday at the Coldbrook Preserve in Northumberland from 9-noon. Winter has left this preserve in need of some TLC,... Read More 

  • Buckley Farm Benefit Brunch

    The Wm. H. Buckley Farm and Saratoga PLAN are hosting a brunch to benefit the conservation of working farmland in Saratoga County. This is an opportunity to visit a farm that is currently undergoing the process of being preserved and to support the conservation of additional farms in the future. Richard Ball, Commissioner of NYS... Read More 

  • Photography Workshop

    Photography Workshop

    The workshop will begin promptly at 9 AM, and will end around noon. Please bring your camera and any lenses you wish to use, extra batteries (just in case), a notebook and pen, and a tripod if possible. It is recommended that you know the basics of your camera (i.e. focusing, using manual settings, how... Read More 

  • Sundae on the Farm

    “Sundae on the Farm” is fun and educational for the whole family… a perfect way to spend Father’s Day together. This behind the scenes look at a working family farm includes many free events such as: children’s activities, farm animals to see, horse-drawn wagon rides, live music, and agricultural exhibits. “Sundae on the Farm” takes... Read More 

  • Fairy House Building Workshop

    Fairy House Building Workshop

    This family friendly workshop (children over the age of 4 and accompanied by an adult) will be held at the Ballston Creek Preserve in Ballston Spa. Please dress for the weather (rain pants), bring water bottles, and pack a lunch if you would like to stay and picnic with the group. Space is limited and... Read More 

  • Legacy Circle Brunch

    Come Celebrate your lasting legacy with a homemade brunch & private farm tour with host Barbara Jefts, owner of: Native Farm Flowers 90 Wing Rd. Greenfield Center, NY 12833 Join the conversation with a special group of people who believe in enhancing their family’s well-being, as well as ensuring the future of Saratoga PLAN through... Read More