At The Farm

Located in Pocantico Hills, NY, Stone Barns is a laboratory for learning and catalyzing a culture of informed, healthy eating.

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Teaching & Learning

By educating people about food and farming, we're encouraging the food citizens of tomorrow to make healthier life choices for themselves and the planet.

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About Us

We are working to develop a culture of eating based on what farms need to grow to build healthy soil and a resilient ecosystem.

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Rick Schnieders

Rick Schnieders was recruited by Sysco in 1982 to join their executive development program. While there, he progressed through a variety of managerial and executive positions, becoming president and CEO of the Sysco Corporation in 2003. Rick currently sits on the Advisory Board of Newman’s Own Foundation and serves as a director of Revolution Foods. He and his wife Beth started a mobile grocery, MoGro, that provides healthy, affordable food to underserved communities. The Schnieders family has recently formed a small investment firm, Shiso Investments, to invest in sustainable food and agriculture projects. Rick is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.