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.

Raw: An American Artisan Cheese Celebration

On Saturday, April 21, Creamery Manager Jeremy Shapiro will represent Hawthorne Valley at this exciting event in celebration of Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day. “Raw: An American Artisan Cheese Celebration,” will be held at 61 Local Bar & Restaurant in Brooklyn, NY (61 Bergen St.), from 7-9:30 p.m.

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Meet our Staff – Farmer Jess

As the Advanced Dairy and Livestock Apprentice at Hawthorne Valley Farm (HVF), Jess Brobst spends her days caring for all aspects of barn life—milking, maintenance in the milk house and fields, operating equipment, feeding the chickens, cows, and pigs, managing the...

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Upcoming Events

April 23, 2018

Drawing to Experience the Gospel of St John

Drawing to Experience the Gospel of John - five evenings in April 2018 on Mondays from 7:30-8:30pm in…

April 30, 2018

Drawing to Experience the Gospel of St John

Drawing to Experience the Gospel of John - five evenings in April 2018 on Mondays from 7:30-8:30pm in…

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Unconventional by Nature

“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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