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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Laurie Freyer

Laurie Freyer is programs manager at Stone Barns Center. Her major in environmental studies at McGill University and involvement in local foodsheds kindled her drive to support sustainable food systems. Laurie earned a master’s degree in food studies at NYU and then went on to work as content specialist for the American Museum of Natural History’s Our Global Kitchen exhibition. Prior to working at Stone Barns Center, Laurie was operations and communications coordinator at Edible Schoolyard NYC.

At Stone Barns Center, Laurie oversees planning, organizing and logistics for beginning farmer education and provides support for public programs.

Photo by Ben Hider