23 July 2012

Farms to table // Part 2 :: Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture

This center is dedicated to promote sustainable agriculturelocal food, and community-supported agriculture. Its proximity to New York City allows people who primarily live in urban and suburban settings to experience a working farm. Stone Barns Center raises chickensturkeysgeesesheeppigs and bees suited to the local ecosystem. The livestock farmers try to raise animals in a manner consistent with the animals' evolutionary instincts. The chickens, turkeys, sheep and geese are raised on pasture that’s kept healthy and productive through carefully managed rotational grazing

Next time I will go on the East Coast, I will go and check it out ! I heard many good things about their "insider's tour".

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