Community Garden Plots Now Available for 2018

Community Garden Plots Now Available for 2018

Spring is coming and registration has begun for plots in the Pitney Meadows Community Gardens, Gardeners are invited to apply for beds in 3 different sizes, ranging from a 4x8 raised bed to inground plots as large as 11 x 19. The number of existing beds is limited but could be expanded if there is strong interest. Gardeners in good standing may keep their plots from year to year. 

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Introducing Clynk: Cash for Pitney Meadows

Introducing Clynk: Cash for Pitney Meadows

Pitney Meadows volunteer Tom Garrett hopes you'll adopt a new way to recycle bottles and cans that enables you to simply throw your redeemable cans and bottles into a bag and drop them off at nearby Hannaford. For every 100 families that join the effort and donate their deposits to Pitney Meadows,  the farm could reap as much as $7,000 annually from Clynk, one of the fastest-growing bottle redemption services in the country. 

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Pitney Meadows Winter Social Set for February 10 

Pitney Meadows Winter Social Set for February 10 

The spring planting season in Saratoga Springs won’t begin until April or May, but volunteers already are preparing for the second year at Pitney Meadows Community Farm. Set for Saturday, February 10 from noon to 8 p.m. at Artisanal Brew Works, 41 Geyser Road, the Pitney Meadows Winter Social is an off-season opportunity to connect with volunteers who are driving the project and to learn what’s in store for 2018. A “Toast to Year Two” will be offered at 4 p.m.

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The Greening of Saratoga Springs Public Library

The Greening of Saratoga Springs Public Library

Saratoga Springs Public Library recently announced its aim to be among the first libraries in the state to achieve Sustainable Library Certification, a new program established by the New York Library Association (NYLA) to encourage libraries to think more sustainably in facilities, operations, policy, technology, programming, and partnerships. A group from SSPL recently volunteered at the farm as part of that effort.

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