Genesis Farm is an ecological center founded in 1980 as a project of the Dominican Sisters of Caldwell, New Jersey. Miriam MacGillis, OP, has served as the director since its founding. Genesis Farm is dedicated to understanding the Universe and Earth as a single, unfolding process. The scientifically-based story of the Universe offers profound insights into our public, personal and spiritual lives.
Through its educational programs and its commitment to action, Genesis Farm offers diverse and innovative experiences that inspire a comprehensive approach to personal and social change. Genesis Farm is open to all who are interested in exploring this sacred land, our mission, and our work.
Genesis Farm is located in Blairstown, New Jersey on 226 acres of preserved farmland that includes trails, forests, meadows, wetlands, streams and a small lake. The farmhouse, which dates from the early 1800s, provides space for guests and has a large teaching kitchen. Bread and Roses is second residence that has full accommodations for up to ten guests. Additional buildings house a library and media area, a resource center, art studio and program offices. We are also the home of the Community Supported Garden at Genesis Farm, which has over 300 members and was founded by Genesis Farm and local citizens.