SARATOGA COUNTY, N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County have partnered with Saratoga PLAN again to present the annual Farmland Access Workshops. The collaborative effort is free to the public and will include four different opportunities; one in November 2022, one in December 2022, and two at soon-to-be-announced dates in 2023.
The first class, Farmland Conservation, will be held on November 1st beginning at 6:30PM at the Galway Town Hall. Landowners and interested parties are invited to join Saratoga PLAN’s Executive Director, Rob Davies and Conservation Manager, Tori Roberts, to learn about the grant funding process for farmland conservation. Saratoga PLAN is an accredited land trust serving the communities of Saratoga County so they can accomplish their goals for preserving rural character, wildlife habitats, and scenic beauty so that these irreplaceable assets are accessible to all and survive for future generations.
On December 6th at 6:30PM at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County office, Zach Spangler hosts Regenerative Agriculture. Zach Spangler is CCE’s Ag Climate Resiliency Specialist, he will guide participants on the principles and practices of regenerative agriculture, while describing the benefits on farms and for society, as well as discussing how to get started with regenerative agriculture.
Additional workshops will be announced via the Cornell Cooperative Extension social media platforms (@ccesaratoga), their website (ccesaratoga.org), and through press outlets. For more information or to register for this program please email Nicolina Foti email@example.com, or call 518-885-8995.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Saratoga County