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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Lauren Honican

Lauren Honican is deputy chief of staff at Stone Barns Center. In this role, she collaborates closely with and provides high-level support to the organization’s leadership, including the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and executive staff. Day to day, she coordinates the execution of strategic initiatives across teams, organizes the annual Entrepreneurship Intensive for Farmers program, and helps connects all the dots within the Stone Barns web.

Before joining Stone Barns, she served as Food Service Director and Farm to School Coordinator at Vermont’s Cornwall Elementary School, where she focused on serving nutritious meals prepared with ingredients grown and raised by local producers. Her commitment to building resilient food systems stems from a dedication to environmental stewardship and love of community. She holds a B.A. in Neuroscience from Middlebury College.

On the side: Lauren seeks out rural landscapes for active adventures with friends, always fueled by good food.

Photo by Ben Hider