The Center’s mission:
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is a farm, a kitchen, a classroom–an exhibit, a laboratory, a campus. The mission of this unique, nonprofit, member-driven collaboration is to celebrate, teach and advance community-based food production and enjoyment, from farm to classroom to table.Each time I go, I learn something new. This visit’s highlight was seeing the livestock up close and appreciating the civil manner in which animals can be raised. It was a starkly different scene than what was portrayed in “Food, Inc.,” the Academy Award-nominated documentary.
Mother Nature is amazing, as witnessed from the two photos. What to do if you are a hungry sheep not tall enough to reach your meal (leaves on the tree)? Simple; use your friend as a step stool!
I’ll post videos of the turkeys and pigs in action tomorrow and Friday.