Pitney Meadows Community Farm.
The "Family Fire Feast," at which farm-to-table foods are prepared by the next generation of local
chefs, will be offered Saturday as part of a day of activities for children -- horse-drawn wagon rides, kite flying, games, hands-on
activities for all ages, and demonstrations by mounted Saratoga Springs
police officers. Musicians Corry Loveday and Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius
and Heard will perform.
The main "Fire Feast" on Tuesday will feature meals cooked in fire pits by six teams of chefs from local restaurants, with bartenders serving specialty cocktails.
crews have been assembled by John Sconzo, the
anesthesiologist-turned-gastronaut who, with long-time friend Charles
Grabitzy, has launched Rascal & Thorn, turning their long-time
passion for diverse gastronomic experiences into a business," according to a news
Two signature items are on the menu.
Chef Justin Carlisle will be supplying 60 pounds of grass-fed beef from the Wisconsin
ranch his father still operates. Carlisle is the pit master
who, using Wisconsin cheese, will cook Beef with Bandaged Cheddar and
Cauliflower, the release said.
Arnold and Don Lee of Existing Conditions, the Greenwich Village
cocktail bar, will serve their Saratoga Paloma, a
blending of tequila, grapefruit, lime, and water sourced from Hathorn
Spring #3 in Spa State Park.
Big Stone Gap and Fenimore Blues will perform, and a silent auction will offer a range of items.
For information about the farm and to order tickets, go to the farm website.