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Saratoga Springs Community Groups

Saratoga Springs is a great community with many opportunities to get involved. Community groups throughout the Saratoga Springs area are working to make our world more sustainable. From land stewardship to innovative community planning, there is something for every interest.

Sustainable Saratoga

Sustainable Saratoga is a not-for-profit organization that promotes sustainable practices and the protection of natural resources through education, advocacy and action, for the benefit of current and future generations in the Saratoga Springs area.

Some of the projects Sustainable Saratoga is working on include:

Bikeatoga

Bikeatoga is committed to pushing for a better future by making functional cycling more convenient, accessible, and safer in and around Saratoga Springs, emphasizing the environmental, economic, and health related benefits of cycling. Bikeatoga has helped Skidmore College repair Bikemore bicycles, and even donated over 10 bicycles to the program. The group also organizes the annual "Bike to Work Day Challenge" every May for the Saratoga Springs area.

Anyone wishing to repair their own bicycle or has bike repair skills and would like to volunteer with Bikeatoga can attend their bike workshops on Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the basement of the Church of St. Peter at 241 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Saratoga Farmer's Market

The Saratoga Farmer's Market provides Saratoga County with fresh, local, and high-quality food and agricultural products direct from the farmers and producers in the area. With markets Clifton Park, Malta, and right in downtown Saratoga Springs, there is always an opportunity to shop and buy locally.

Saratoga Farmers Market Hours:

Nov.2, 2013-April 26. 2014
Saturdays, 9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Lincoln Baths building
Saratoga Spa State Park
65 South Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
 

Wilton Wildlife

The Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park focuses on conservation, education, and recreation of significant lands. Located in Saratoga Springs, the park is a wonderful place to explore.

There are always great events happening at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. Click here to view their upcoming events.

Saratoga P.L.A.N.

Saratoga PLAN (Preserving Land and Nature) is a nonprofit land trust. Saratoga P.L.A.N. has protected over 3,000 acres of farmland, forestland, natural areas, trail corridors, and historic sites.


Slow Food Saratoga Region

Slow Food Saratoga is a chapter of the global Slow Food movement focused on linking the pleasure of food to community and the environment. Slow Food Saratoga is very active in the community, planning many events around food including slow food dinners, local tastings, and creating dialogue around our current food system.

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