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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Meet our Staff – Laura Summer

Laura Summer came to Harlemville 30 years ago to participate in a painting training course offered at the former Atelier Painting School while her husband, Stu, undertook Waldorf teacher training at Hawthorne Valley. As she became immersed more and more in the world...

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Upcoming Events

June 25, 2018

Free Columbia-The Art of Science and the Science of Art Summer Camp

The Art of Science and the Science of Art Summer Camp is a time and a place for…

July 2, 2018

Free Columbia Summer Courses

Free Columbia SUMMER COURSES July 2-6  An overview of Rudolf Steiner’s Sketches for Painters July 9-13  Sunrise/Sunset: the…

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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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