Pitney Meadows invites children of all ages to come to the farm on Sunday, December 10 to make holiday ornaments, decorations and gifts from natural materials – such as gourds and pine cones – that are found on a farm.
The 50 plots in our Community Gardens are "tucked in and ready for winter,” says Garden Director Natalie Walsh, looking back with satisfaction on a remarkable first year. “We didn’t just build the gardens. We built a community," she says.
In the 1800s, a railroad shuttled passengers between downtown Saratoga Springs and Saratoga Lake for recreational fun, with mineral springs and mud baths along the way. Much of the railroad bed still exists, and now it has a boardwalk.
A grim forecast gave way to brilliant sunshine just as hundreds of parents and children started to arrive for our first Family Fun Day. For many, it was their first opportunity to see all the changes that have been made to the property since we acquired it last December.