History

In 2002, 74% of Saratoga Springs voters looked to the future of their community and voted to establish a five-million-dollar Open Space Fund. The Fund was to be used by the City of Saratoga Springs to protect its most prized open spaces from development. A clear priority with widespread support for protection was the Pitney Farm, a 166-acre parcel that supported one of the last remaining active farms within the City.

•  1862  •

The property had been used for agriculture since it was purchased by Jonathan Pitney in 1862. His descendants and owners until 2015 - William, Kathy, and Judith Pitney - sought to preserve the essential nature of the farm for the community, despite lucrative offers to sell the property for development.

•  2016  •

Thanks to the wisdom of the voters and the generosity of the Pitney family, the community is now assured that the Pitney Farm will be preserved in perpetuity for farming and education. The vision of the partnership between the City and the Pitney family is embodied in a conservation easement made possible by a $1.13 million investment from the Open Space Fund. Fulfilling this vision is the mission of the Pitney Meadows Community Farm, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 2016.

CDPHP Supports Prescription CSA Program

    Pitney Meadows would like to give special recognition and thanks to health-insurance provider CDPHP for their support and commitment to our mission of promoting eating nutrition-dense vegetables as...

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Welcome to Wondering, Wandering Wednesdays

Welcome to Wondering, Wandering Wednesdays, our new weekly series of fun and educational activities for kids and adults. They will appear each Wednesday on both on our Facebook and Instagram...

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Join Our 2021 Pick-Your-Own CSA

Fresh vegetables every week from July through the fall: It's easy when you're a Pitney Meadows CSA member. Now it's time to sign up for the 2021 season, and we're...

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Gift Certificates

Our Gift Certificates let you give a gift to someone you love that also helps Pitney Meadows Community Farm to keep growing food and growing community. They offer “adoption opportunities”...

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CDPHP Supports Prescription CSA Program

    Pitney Meadows would like to give special recognition and thanks to health-insurance provider CDPHP for their support and commitment to our mission of promoting eating nutrition-dense vegetables as...

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Welcome to Wondering, Wandering Wednesdays

Welcome to Wondering, Wandering Wednesdays, our new weekly series of fun and educational activities for kids and adults. They will appear each Wednesday on both on our Facebook and Instagram...

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