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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Lisa Zimmerman

Lisa Zimmerman is director of operations at Stone Barns Center. Her passion for the Center’s work evolved from her interest in healthy eating, concern for the environment, a love of cooking and gardening passed down from her parents, and the inspiration that surrounds her at work. Lisa received a B.S. in accounting from Lehigh University, began her career in public accounting and became a CPA. She later received an M.B.A. from Duke University and worked in the magazine-publishing industry, holding roles in finance and production at Time Inc. and American Express Publishing.

At Stone Barns Center, Lisa is responsible for finance, insurance, human resources, facilities and information technology.

On the side: Lisa lives locally with her husband and son and enjoys cooking, gardening, reading, hockey and walking her lab in the Rockefeller State Park Preserve.


Photo by Ben Hider