Stony Kill Farm is located in the Hudson Valley on over 1,000 acres of preserved farmland and forest. The land is overseen by the Stony Kill Foundation and utilized for educating the public in agriculture, history, and forest preservation.
The Mission of the Stony Kill Foundation is to develop environmental, educational and historical interpretive and outdoor recreation programs and events; provide paid and volunteer staffing; secure financial assistance; obtain community and government support; and maintain compliance with Stony Kill Farm’s deeded agricultural commitments.
Stony Kill offers several educational programs and workshops for children and adults that focus on the working farm, conservation, historical preservation, and arts and crafts.
Examples of what the Foundation does:
- Leases community garden plots
- Financially supports environmental, educational, and historical programs, events and the livestock.
- Offers scholarships for children to educational nature camps
- Maintains a greenhouse
- Sells bird seed bi-annually
- Maintains the Verplanck Memorial Perennial Garden
- Maintains over 8 miles of woodland hiking trails
- Finances efforts to restore the 1700’s Verplanck Tenant Farm House