Goode Farm is a 5+ acre property located on Goode Road just outside of downtown Ballston Spa. A quaint 150-year-old farmhouse sits near the roadway surrounded by sweeping hills, trees, and meadows. You wouldn’t really know that there was even a working farm there as you drive by if it weren’t for the sign out front. However, as you pull around into the drive you see a whole different scene. A tractor, picturesque barns, far-flung fields, fenced in flower beds, greenhouses, and children’s toys dot the property. Now the evidence of farming is apparent….
Featherbed Lane is an idyllic little farm located down a tree-lined dirt road on the outskirts of town. The 1870’s farmhouse is surrounded by a collection of well-maintained bright red barns and neat greenhouses. There is even a storybook line up of horse-drawn farm equipment. Beyond the fields stretch acres upon acres of forests….
It’s bitterly cold out outside, and has been for quite some time. We are talking well below freezing here in the great northeast. At least that’s what’s happening outside. Inside the greenhouse it’s still decidedly chilly, but that’s a vast improvement, and for these hearty greens and their growers it’s the perfect temperature….