Pumpkin Picking Albany Clifton Park Saratoga

September 3rd, 2013 by

Pumkin kid smilingCapital Region Pumpkin Picking in the fall is full of adventure at Liberty Ridge Farm.  The Fall Festival opens for Pumpkin Picking adventures September 21st and Runs until November 11th.  The family pumpkin fun includes over 100 acres of farm adventures that entertain adults, children, grandparents and friends of all ages.  Pumpkins, pumpkins, round and fat wait for you, nestled alongside the amaizing cornfield maze.  The Liberty Ridge Farm Spookley cornfield maze offers little ones fun experiencing the story book as they navigate their way through.  Interested in attending the fall festival you can check the hours and rates .

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A newly crowned Queen kicks off Pumpkin Festival Weekend

October 13th, 2011 by

A newly crowned Queen kicks off Pumpkin Festival Weekend

The annual Pumpkin Festival on October 15th & 16th will celebrate the newly crowned princess in a weekend pumpkin harvest celebration.  Starting at 1pm each day there will pumpkin painting with opportunities to paint your own pumpkin to purchase and take home, or games such as; the outlandish gourd toss or the delicious bobbing for donuts game that has festival goers competing to eat a donut as it dangles from a string. This is the Pumpkin Princess’ favorite weekend at Liberty Ridge Farm as she makes her annual rounds from the Pumpkin patch to share her grace with all who attend the farm, smiling and posing for photographs.

The amazing Pumpkin Cannon will be shot off every hour, launching pumpkins almost ½ mile away.  You can get in on the action this year with the all new Pumpkin Shooters and Corn Shooters that are located on the pumpkin cannon range.  In festival fashion the farm chef will be serving up delicious pumpkin delights and the farm will offer face painting by Magic Brushes and balloon artistry and jokes by Farmer Bruce.

A new midway style show of danger & excitement start each haunt night at 7pm.  Colleen the sideshow Queen and EvilDan are “Psychic Sideshow”  bringing you the Bread Stick of death as EvilDan risks life and nose when Colleen the Sideshow Queen uses him as target practice with a bullwhip that breaks the sound barrier.

Now in our 12th season, we are so proud to be a tradition for thousands of families in the Capital District, said Cynthia Gifford, owner of Liberty Ridge Farm.”  “We celebrate our pumpkin festival during the harvest daytime each year with friends and families of all ages.” “Even though we are a family destination we offer a little fright on an October night, like no other before it”  “This year we are very excited about the new additions we have added to the farm; A NASA themed corn maze, the new Jumping Pillow, the new Spider Web, the new night time sideshow and a 4th haunted element are just a few of the changes on the farm for the 2011 season.”

A community of cabins or village of campfires are available for individual reservation online atwww.libertyridgefarmny.com.   General Admission includes the Corn maze, Brad’s Barnyard adventure of over 20 exciting hands on activities, Shows and Events and Trolley.  The Harvest Haunted Admission includes: The Farmer’s Haunted House and his Forest of Fear, The All New Spooky Corn Maze, Fort HuntD & Brad’s Barnyard Adventure.  Haunt Nights in October include 4 haunt elements and an All new Spooky Maze Location for 2011, the entire corn maze is not open on haunt nights.

Liberty Ridge Farm is an agricultural tourism destination and working farm on the historic Hoosic River.  In the 12th Season Liberty Ridge Farm has been named the northeast representative for the NASA SpaceFarm7 special outreach program. The SpaceFarm7 pairs NASA and seven other agri-tourism destinations across the United States in a special outreach program aimed at educating children on space exploration. Liberty Ridge Farm and Goddard Space Flight Center will be paired together to coordinate their leg of the outreach program and celebration. Liberty Ridge Farm has entertained families for 12 Seasons, coming up with new and exciting corn maze designs that delight hearts and minds. The 2011 Corn maze will highlight achievements made during the 20 year NASA Hubble Space Telescope program, proudly bearing the name of “The Hubble Space Telescope Adventure Corn Maze.” The Fall Festival begins September 17th and runs to November 6th. Liberty Ridge Farm is a fall family attraction that has food, fun and adventure all in one place with Daily Shows, Attractions, Pumpkin Patch, Fresh Fudge and more. You can find information on the Calendar of Events. The Harvest Haunted Attraction runs every Friday and Saturday with 3 haunted attractions that thrill and chill. The Farm is open to the public daily, and offers school Educational Field Trips, Weddings, Company Picnics, Birthday Parties, Social Celebrations and Special Events

Liberty Ridge Farm 29 Bevis Road in Schaghticoke, NY 12154.518-664-1515.

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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 September 2010 Press Release

September 13th, 2010 by

Press Release For Immediate Release

Media Contact

Cynthia Gifford



Liberty Ridge Farm Opens Fall Season with Annual Sweet Corn Fest

Gifford Family Kicks-off 11th Season of Family Fun September 9/18 & 19

Schaghticoke, NY, September 13, 2010. Liberty Ridge Farm, home of the Capital Region’s original and largest cornfield maze, will open its Fall Festival of Agricultural Adventure with its Annual Gifford Barn Sweet Corn Fest. The Sweet Corn Fest, a celebration of locally grown corn featuring grilled corn-on-the cob, flavored butters, corn chowder, corn-in-a-cup, and all things corny, will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 18 & 19.

We are kicking off our 11th season of family fun with our favorite festival, the Sweet Corn Fest,” said Cynthia Gifford, owner of Liberty Ridge Farm, “and then we continue our Fall Festival of growing memories on the farm right through to our season ending Veterans Day Celebration.”

The Gifford Barn Sweet Corn Celebration features corn husking and corn-on-the-cob eating contests, face painting by Magic Brushes, and Farmer Bruce strolling the grounds with balloon artistry, tricks and jokes! Plus kids get to learn the difference between sweet corn and feed corn as they explore the Gifford Barn Corn Maze.

The Liberty Ridge Fall Festival of Agricultural Adventure, featuring the Gifford Barn Corn Maze, begins September 18h and runs through November 11th. Special events include:

  • Opening Weekend Gifford Barn Corn Fest, 9/18-19, celebrating locally grown sweet corn and 11 years of family fun at Liberty Ridge Farms.
  • All About Scouts, 10/2-3, special pricing and the Liberty Ridge Farm “I Conquered the MAiZE” patch for active Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.
  • The Harvest Haunted Attraction, Fridays and Saturdays in October are frightful with special admission to the Farmers Haunted House, his Forest of Fear, and The Spooky Corn Maze.
  • Family Farm Olympics 10/9-11 Columbus Day Weekend, old fashion games, competitions and prizes for all the family and Special Sunday Night Haunt.
  • Liberty Ridge Farm Pumpkin Fest, 10/16-17, Pumpkins galore with pumpkin painting, pumpkin pies, pumpkin soup and pumping pickin’ just in time for Halloween.
  • Season Ending Special – Veterans Day 11/11 – Vets Admission Free – Weather permitting the Gifford Family will end the 2010 Festival Season with special day for Veterans.

The Liberty Ridge Farm Fall Festival season with the Gifford Barn Corn Maze opens September 18 and will run through early November 11. Opening every day at 10am, the 2010 season at Liberty Ridge Farm will close on Veterans Day November 11th, with free admission that day for all U.S. Veterans. All family members will receive a $1 admission Military Family Discount.

General admission is only $9.50 per person, with children 2 and under free. New this year is a Special Mid-Week $8.50 admission price Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. Liberty Ridge Farm is offering Pricing Specials to seniors and grandparents 70 & over with 1$ off every admission, and a Military Personnel family discount with $1 off per person admission to families with Military I.D.

Friday and Saturday’s in October features The Harvest Haunted Attraction at Liberty Ridge Farm, when the farm hand Corn Stalkers rise from the dead to provide special admission thrills in the spooky corn maze Field of Screams only for those brave enough to journey through The Farmer’s Haunted House and his Forest of Fear. The Harvest Haunted Attraction opens at 7pm, with $15.00 special admission.

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 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, visit www.LibertyRidgeFarmNY.com or call 518-664-1515. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/libertyridgefarm, and Twitter at Twitter.com/libertyridge .