Number of apprentices that have trained as farmers at HVA, nearly all remain in farming and food-related work

Number of businesses within 120 miles that Hawthorne Valley supported in 2015

Number of children Hawthorne Valley welcomes to its farm-based education programs each year

Your support enables us to uphold our mission to build vibrant local economies, support and nurture human needs, and establish deeper connections to the earth and to one another.


YASSOU Collaborates with Louisville Ballet

YASSOU, a six-piece, post-pop band from San Francisco that got its start at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School, is collaborating with the Louisville Ballet in celebration of the Kentucky company’s 65th anniversary. The band scored an original composition for artistic... read more

Upcoming Events

October 26, 2016

Free Columbia Three Week Painting Block: Formal Color

This year at Free Columbia we will work in a different form, one of semi independent residency. In…

October 29, 2016

Ecology Walk at Hawthorne Valley Farm

Please join us for a relaxed walk through the beautiful autumn woods. Can we still find some flowers?…

“In the movement to build a regenerative and just economy, we desperately need successful models. Hawthorne Valley is playing a crucial role in building a collaborative, resilient, local living economy in the Hudson Valley that is not only improving the quality of life in the valley, but is also a beacon of hope and possibility for other communities.”

Judy Wicks

entrepreneur, author: Good Morning, Beautiful Business, co-founder BALLE

Stewarding Life’s Essentials, Nurturing Life’s Potential