Welcome to The Stone Trust

Established in southern Vermont in 2010, The Stone Trust’s mission is to preserve and advance the art and craft of dry stone walling.  We do this through an expanding program of educational events and outreach projects. The Stone Trust is a multifaceted resource engaged in preserving the natural use of plentiful stone in simple, gratifying ways.

The Stone Trust Center is the only facility in North America that provides year round educational and DSWA certification opportunities for all levels and abilities. The Stone Trust is a 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organization. It relies on contributions from people like you to keep it’s programs going. Help us continue to preserve and advance the art and craft of Dry Stone Walling!

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From the Blog
  • See the Stone Trust on Chronicle


  • Buy Your Own Stone Trust Gear!!!

    The Stone Trust as several new items for sale for 2016: 2016 Wall Calendar - $25, T-Shirt - $20, Bumper Sticker - $5......

  • Greetings from ​The Stone Trust President

    I wanted to drop you a line and tell you about some of the cool stuff that we have going on here at the Stone Trust. It’s Peter here, the President of the Board of The Stone Trust. But before I go into straight up shameless plugging — I thought I might get a little heady with you. You can skip to the bottom if you feel like but you’ll miss all the big insights and aspirational gobbldy gook, so here goes…...

  • See The Stone Trust On TV!

    See The Stone Trust on TV on the show Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5 in the Boston Area this Thursday Feb. 4th at 7:30 pm. On January 6th on a clear sunny day a TV crew from the show Chronicle which focuses on New England themes and News, came to The Stone Trust Center in Dummerston VT to learn about dry stone walls. While mid winter is typically not the ideal time to film dry stone walling, our one of a kind indoor dry stone walling center went into full swing. With just a few days notice we had put out the word to some local (and some not so local) DSWA-GB certified wallers. The response was great and we had 9 wallers certified level 1 - 3. On camera we were able to show a dry stone wall being built, as well as talk about the fantastic organization that is The Stone Trust....