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: Kenny Reed

An upstate native, Kenny Reed spent 16 years as a pro skateboarder, traveling the world and bringing the sport of skateboarding to areas that had little or no experience with it before. “Skateboarding was a sport that I could practice and continue progressing at my...

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Bringing Fresh Fish to the Hudson Community

Ghent, NY – This July, Hawthorne Valley and Long Table Harvest launched a Seafood Buying Club in Hudson, NY, to serve the community of Hudson. The buying club is one of the first outcomes of the on-going Healthy Food for All in Columbia County Initiative, funded by a...

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Upcoming Events

October 19, 2017

Free Columbia Traditional Quilt Making

Join us on Thursday afternoons as we learn a new pattern every week. Learn the history of quilt…

October 20, 2017

Public Talk: Steiner's Philosophy of Freedom

On Friday, October 20, Fergus Anderson of the Crossfield's Institute will give a public talk at 6:30 p.m.,…

Stewarding Life’s Essentials, Nurturing Life’s Potential

“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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