Fire Feast Event Details

When:

Join us on Tuesday, July 30th for an evening of live music, open bar, and fine food all for the price of supporting your community!

What:

Like everything we do at the Farm, Fire Feast is grounded in collaboration and community. Our Farm's signature event is known for our unique open-fire cooking and renown chef-curated menus. This year, a team of regional Farm-to-Table Chefs will prepare a collaborative menu for the evening.

How:

Tickets on sale NOW!

New this year:

  • Reserve an 8-top table in the front of the room close to the live entertainment for your group for  $1,600.
  • Special young professional (21-35) ticket price this year of $125.

Why:

All proceeds from the Fire Feast support our programs:

  • Children's Greenhouse and Educational Programs
  • Community Gardens
  • Farm to School Program providing fresh, healthy produce for the entire Saratoga Springs City School District 
  • Our Giving Garden, which helps provide produce to 20,000 food insecure households in
    our community through our partnership with Franklin Community Center

*Pitney Meadows Community Farm, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization actively involved in preserving the Pitney Farm and creating an agricultural community resource for all. Your contribution, ticket purchase or sponsorship, is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.*

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Program Details

Cocktail Hour & Registration

5:30-7:00pm

Guests will enjoy an assorted seasonally-inspired, locally sourced, and carefully constructed hors d/oeuvres, passed and stationed, outside on our lawn surrounding our Hoop House. We will display regional cheeses with a collection of pickles, spreads, and preserves.

Non-alcoholic beverages will be available from Airstream Catering.  Select local breweries and several wineries will be pouring drinks for guests. Four seasonal cocktails will be available from Upstate Distillery, Albany Distilling, One Life Organic Tequila, and Tito’s Vodka.

Rich Ortiz will provide musical entertainment outside during Cocktail Hour.

Guests can also enjoy a tour of “Bill’s Barn” which will feature agriculture landscape paintings with our partner the Agricultural Stewardship Association (ASA).

Dinner & Dancing

7:00-8:30pm

Our live open-fire cooking pits will feature local and regional chefs who are highlighting the region’s diverse agricultural bounty. Pits will feature vegetables grown on our own Pitney Meadows Community Farm, local meats, grains, fruits, mushrooms, and sustainable fish.

The Garland Nelson Ensemble will provide dinner music and entertainment and dancing for after dinner.

The pits will open over a 15 minute period after some brief comments and introductions by the Board and special guests.

 

Fire Feast 2019 Sponsors

All proceeds from the Fire Feast go toward our various farm programs. We'd like to thank all of our sponsors for their support!

Farm Sponsor

Includes 8 tickets, a reserved table, name listed under event sponsors, a link to your business via your logo here and on our homepage, prominent signage on one of our fire pits at the event, and listed on the Pitney Meadows Community Farm as a Farm Sponsor for 1 year. Mentions in all PR materials including Online Annual Report, Social Media, Newsletter.

Gold Sponsor

Includes 6 tickets, a reserved table, name listed under event sponsors, a link to your business via your logo here, and prominent signage on one of our fire pits at the event. Mentions in all PR materials including Online Annual Report, Social Media, Newsletter.

Silver Sponsor

Includes 4 tickets and name listed under event sponsors and a link to your business on our website event page.

Honorary Committee

Fingerpaint

Saratoga Hospital

SUNY Adirondack Foundation

Explore Saratoga

The Charlton School

Clements Insurance Brokers

Rich Torkleson

Jim & Genia Meinhold

Jim Gold

Billie Taft

Susan Knapp

Kim & Kevin London

Beth Hershenhart

Peter C. Goutos and Cheryl  A. Smith

Jody Terry

Tim Biello

Ian Murray

Julie Slovic

Barbara L. Glaser & Paul Zachos

Joel & Peggy Brown

 

Includes 2 tickets and your name listed on the Honorary Committee here.

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