Resources and Opportunities
Learn and practice regenerative farming and help create a healthy and sustainable food system
Experienced farmers come together at Stone Barns to hone their business skills while exploring culinary partnerships.
Our Apprenticeship Program offers an immersive and diverse experience for growing farmers, from production work to classroom curriculum.
Young Farmers Conference
Join farming veterans, entrepreneurs, chefs and food artisans, and peers for this transformative experience each December.
Watch technical tutorials, hear from experts, and hone your craft.
Farm Viability Workshop Series
A comprehensive week-long curriculum in November providing resources and tips for starting a farm.
Regenerative Farming Fellowship
The RFF, being piloted in 2019, provides education, support and inspiration to medium-scale farmers transitioning to regenerative practices.
How We Farm
Soil Carbon Monitoring
We monitor soil carbon on the farm with the help of Yale University’s Quick Carbon project. This data can help guide efforts to fighting climate change by drawing carbon out of the atmosphere.
Rotational Grazing is Amazing
Learn how we are stewarding the land around the farm, and in the neighboring Rockefeller State Park, with a multi-species grazing program including cattle and sheep.
Honeybee Hive Inspection
Beekeeper Maggie Schwed talks step by step through a honey bee hive inspection at Stone Barns Center and finds a surprise!
2/3 of our apprentices are still working in agriculture
Where Are They Now?
This year he landed back in the pasture as shepherd/flock manager at Lowland Farm, in Warwick, N.Y., where he lives on and manages an 80-acre parcel where the sheep graze. Read more
On a half-acre just outside the Boulder city limits, with “a clear view of the Flatirons against the Front Range,” Krisan now runs a diversified vegetable farm, modeled in large part after the systems she worked with at Stone Barns. Read more
In 2014, Jason, who hails from Manhattan, returned to Stone Barns as our Field Crop Manager and Variety Trial Manager. His enthusiasm for every new type of vegetable trialed, tested and tasted is contagious. Read more