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.


Photos from the Declaration of Interdependence

  On Saturday, July 1st, Hawthorne Valley hosted its third Declaration of Interdependence. As noted by our Executive Director, Martin Ping, “Our hearts are full of gratitude for the support we received. The generosity and good will displayed that evening... read more

Read David Orr’s Commencement Address to HVS Class of 2017

The great truth of our existence is that we are kin to all that has been and all that will ever be. Our role is that of trustees obligated to those who came before us and to all who will follow. We are, in other words, connected, obliged, and constrained and thereby liberated from the demands of ego, aggrandizement, and fear.

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Upcoming Events

July 26, 2017

Spontaneously: A Pop-Up Show of Art and Craft

A pop-up art and craft show at Free Columbia in Philmont.

Summer Puppet Camp: Stone Soup

Free Columbia is offering a Summer Puppet Camp Intensive, "Building a Better World One Puppet at a Time:…

“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