Unconventional by Nature

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 help build vibrant local economies, support and nurture human needs, and establish deeper connections to the earth and to one another.

Letting Go…To Let Come

Letting Go…To Let Come

I ask myself, in this “corona-time” will we be able to let go of older ways of thinking, feeling, and being in the world to open ourselves to an emergent future? Or will we rush back into safer, more familiar patterns of being that make us feel comfortable and secure?

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Upcoming Events

April 18, 2020

CANCELLED: Spring Soil Saturdays

Join us at Hawthorne Valley Farm for our Spring Soil Saturdays series. A tour of the “invisible farm”…

April 25, 2020

CANCELLED: Spring Flower Walk: Drowned Lands, Ancram

Please join ecologists from the Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program for a leisurely walk up “Old Croken” to…

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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