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Celebrating 50 years of Renewing Soil, Society, and Self

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

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From the Archives: The Farm through the Year

From the Archives: The Farm through the Year

This article was written by Judith Madey, Greenmarket staff and former farm apprentice, for the 25th anniversary celebration of Hawthorne Valley in 1997. She describes the seasonal rhythms of the farm, some of which has remained the same in the last 25 years, and some of which has changed.

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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