Jumping Pillow Fall Family Fun, Fall Adventures in the Albany Capital District of NY, Fall Pumpkins, Corn Maze and Apple Cider Donuts

August 25th, 2011 by

Well this year is a special year for sure for Liberty Ridge Farm.  With our 2011 Hubble Space Telescope Adventure Corn Maze and our All New Jumping Pillow, the Albany Saratoga Capital District has only a 30 minute drive to share a farmtastic celebration during this harvest season.  Have you ever seen a Jumping Pillow ?  Odds are if your kids see it, they will want to jump again and again.  This special attraction has some added benefits to it, you as a parent can jump and enjoy this activity together with your child.  We hear belly laughs time and again as parents and child jump their ways into each others hearts.  Liberty Ridge Farm has some super celebrations planned for the 2011 Fall Season  check out our events calendar. Starting September 17th is our Fall Festival, with this years NASA inspired corn maze, we will have you lost in space among the stars.  Liberty Ridge Farm is the northeast representative of the SPACEFARM7- a special outreach program aimed at educating children across the US on space exploration.  Liberty Ridge Farm is working with NASA in conjunction with 6 other agri-tourism destinations located in the US to educate and entertain families with their corn maze creations.  You can view and then vote on the best corn maze design at http://www.spacefarm7.com.  Our Farm’s season begins September 17th for further details visit our Facebook page our Website.

We hope to see you this fall on the farm.

NY Educational Field Trips and “Spring into Agricultural Day” at Liberty Ridge Farm Bring Learning to Life

May 4th, 2011 by

News from Liberty Ridge Farm

For more information contact: Cynthia Gifford, 518-664-1515

NY Educational Field Trips and “Spring into Agricultural Day” at Liberty Ridge Farm Bring Learning to Life

SCHAGHTICOKE, NY (05/04/2011)(readMedia)– Liberty Ridge Farm is happy to announce a continued collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties with a new “Spring into Agricultural Day” on the farm educational program on June 7th. The program is open to 1st – 4th grade classrooms including homeschoolers in Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties. Education Stations will be set up on topics such as; honey bees, dairy, shearing, berries and planting. Projects are designed to fit within the NYS learning standards for 1st to 4th grade students.

“We have been working with the Cornell Cooperative Extension for the past 10 years hosting a special one day fall field trip. This year we are providing an educational field trip in the spring for the first time. Together we created a program that will provide a hands-on experience to students to learn what springtime is like on the farm.” said Cynthia Gifford, Owner of Liberty Ridge Farm. Students will take an interpretive walk down a farm footpath will take the student through the areas of the farm which will illustrate the many environmental and life cycle the changes that occur annually. Liberty Ridge Farm Field trips focus on core educational value with an emphasis on activities that can educate and exercise the mind and the body.

To register for “Spring into Agriculture at Liberty Ridge Farm”

Call 518-272-4210 or email bw27@cornell.edu

Registration Deadline in May 13th.

At Liberty Ridge Farm, on the Historic Hoosic River memories are cultivated. Liberty Ridge Farm is an American agritourism destination and working farm now celebrating its 12th season. Owned by The Gifford Family the experience begins with the Fall Festival featuring the Capital Region’s original cornfield maze and Brad’s Barnyard Adventure that is filled with over 20 farm-tastic activities for all ages. The 2011 Fall Season begins September 17th and runs through November 6th. The Farm is open year round and available for Educational Field Trips, Weddings, Company Picnics and all types of Special Events. From blue jeans to bow-ties Liberty Ridge Farm grows memories.

For more details you can reach Cynthia Gifford at

Liberty Ridge Farm 29 Bevis Road in Schaghticoke, NY 12154. 518-664-1515.

For information on the web, visit www.LibertyRidgeFarmNY.com

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Liberty Ridge Farm Presents at National MAiZE Conference

March 7th, 2011 by

Albany, NY — Mar 07, 2011 /  – The Capital Region’s premier agritourism destination, was a presenter at the national MAiZE conference held February 24th — 27th  in Raleigh, North Carolina.
“We were honored to be chosen as a presenter at the national MAiZE conference,” said Cynthia Gifford, Owner of Liberty Ridge Farm. “Over 350 attendees were at the conference representing just about every state in the union.”
For over 11 years the MAiZE organization has held conferences and provided information to farms throughout the United States to help them promote their corn mazes and argritourism business’
“We were asked to present to the conferences attendees about the necessity of providing food to your guest. At Liberty Ridge Farm we are very proud of the quality of the food that we provide to our guests which is all prepared at our farm and is of the best quality,” said Gifford.
Liberty Ridge Farm is an agricultural tourism destination and working farm on the historic Hoosic River. The Gifford Family hosts a Fall Festival featuring the Capital Region’s original cornfield maze, Brad’s Barnyard of family fun adventure and special events.
“The conference was an amazing success and offered us the opportunity to network with hundreds of farms throughout the US and compare notes  so we can offer our guest the best experience possible,” concluded Gifford.

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Liberty Ridge Farm Offers Campers A Day of Fun and Adventure!

February 28th, 2011 by


Albany, NY
— Feb 23, 2011 / (http://www.myprgenie.com) — The Capital Region’s premier agritourism destination opens its gates to summer camp groups for a day of adventure on the farm. Campers experience an awesome time navigating the Capital Region’s largest corn maze and engaging in Brad’s Barnyard activities, full of fun and learning.
Liberty Ridge Farm‘s field trip is both educational and fun,” said Cynthia Gifford, Owner Liberty Ridge Farm. “In addition to fun in the area’s largest corn maze, kids can experience over 30 educational and fun adventures in Brad’s Barnyard Activities. Not far from anywhere in the Capital Region, Liberty Ridge Farm in Schaghticoke is the perfect place to grow imaginations.”
Farm Adventures begin July 20th and go through September 2nd and are offered every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Groups enjoy three hours on the farm at $8.50 per camper, with no admission charge for staff. A farm fresh option is picking ½ pint of the freshest blueberries to take home for additional $2.
Campers can bring their own bagged lunch, or we offer our farm lunch for an additional $5. TheFarm Hand Lunch includes a hot dog, bag of chips, a bottle of water and our own freshly picked blueberries, served family style. Lunch is served at the “Pitch Fork” (our outdoor kitchen) and at the time specified when placing the order. Picnic tables and shaded areas are available for everyone to enjoy their lunches.
“Liberty Ridge Farm offers your organization a fun affordable and educational get away that kids will enjoy and look forward to yearly. You can find more information atlibertyridgefarmny.com/fieldtrips.html or give us a call at 518- 664-1515,” concluded Gifford.
Liberty Ridge Farm, we grow memories. Liberty Ridge Farm is an agricultural tourism destination and working farm on the historic Hoosic River. The Gifford Family hosts a Fall Festival featuring the Capital Region’s original cornfield maze, Brad’s Barnyard of family fun adventure and special events. The 2010 Fall Season begins September 18th and runs through November 11th. The Farm is available for Educational Field Trips, Company Picnics and Special Events. Liberty Ridge Farm, 29 Bevis Road, Schaghticoke, NY. For information or to book ahead, visit  www.LibertyRidgeFarmNY.com or call 518-664-1515. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/libertyridgefarm, and Twitter atTwitter.com/libertyridge.

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