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.

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New Browser Provides Window into Past and Future

After three years of tracking down, compiling, digitizing and standardizing close to 13,000 records of plant, animal and agricultural events observed throughout New York State from 1826 to 1872, this information is now available through an online historical browser.

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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

Upcoming Events

August 19, 2017

Make and Take: Herbal Vinegars, Oils and Butters

Summer Workshops to Celebrate the Season with Free Columbia. Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. *August 19: Herbal Vinegars, Oils and…

August 20, 2017

Caroga Lake Music Festival Concert

Please join us on Sunday, August 20th at 6 p.m., for a special concert presented by the Caroga Arts Collective. The concert will feature the musicians from the Caroga Lake Music Festival, a summer music festival based in Caroga Lake, New York.

“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