Unconventional by Nature

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

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Steffen Schneider Joins Demeter USA Board

Steffen Schneider, co-director of the Institute for Mindful Agriculture and director emeritus of Hawthorne Valley Farm, has joined the board of Demeter USA. He joins a team of ten other agricultural, biodynamic, and business experts to lead the certifying agency....

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Upcoming Events

March 7, 2020

March Open House

Please join us Saturday, March 7, 2020 for a School Wide Open House. Enjoy school tours at 10am…

March 20, 2020

Butterfly Course: Session 1

In this first of five sessions of the Butterfly Course presented by Farmscape Ecology Program and the Columbia…

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“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

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