news and press

adirondack trust company donates to PLAN

The Adirondack Trust Company recently announced that it has donated $1,750 to Saratoga PLAN as part of its annual ATC Credit Card Donation. Once per year, Adirondack Trust donates a percentage of the interest earned on credit-card balances to a local, 501(c)(3)...

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mark of distinction

Since 2003, Saratoga PLAN has been protecting the land that the people of Saratoga County love and connect with: its farms and open spaces. Now Saratoga PLAN announced it has renewed its land trust accreditation – proving once again that, as part of a network of over...

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friendship trails coming soon

SARAH B. FOULKE FRIENDSHIP TRAILS SYSTEM COMING TO THE PALMERTOWN RANGE A generous donation from the Sarah B. Foulke Charitable Fund will underwrite the planning, design and stewardship of more than 20 miles of publicly accessible, permanently conserved trails in the...

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Leap of Kindness Day

Leap of Kindness Day was invented by the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce in 2016 as a way to encourage the community to do something good with their "extra day." Once a month, approximately eight Wildwood Programs members spend the morning doing trail work on one of...

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129 acres of forever farmland

“Saratoga PLAN is pleased to have had the opportunity to assist Mr. Bowman in realizing his goals of protecting this farmland,” said Michael Horn, Conservation Director for Saratoga PLAN, adding “the property’s high quality, well-draining soils are ideal for farming,...

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feast raises 120,000

On Thursday, September 19, over 500 people mingled and munched their way through dozens of farm to table tasting stations. Saratoga PLAN’s 14th annual fundraiser raised approximately $120,000, funds that will support continued conservation projects throughout Saratoga...

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Farms and Vendors of Feast 2019

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...

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largest farm project complete

With a conservation easement in place on nearly one-third of the farm, Linda Barber, the female force behind the Barber Bros. Dairy Farm operation for the last 50 years, can finally begin to enjoy views of her property without fear of encroaching development. “I don’t...

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