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.

Be Part of the Fall Fest Magic!

The annual Fall Festival is made possible through the efforts of countless volunteers. Volunteering at the festival is fun and rewarding, so if you would like to help please click the link and sign up! No experience is necessary, and you can rest assured you’ll be...

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Meet Our Staff – Betsy Brennan

The Hudson School in Hoboken, New Jersey, has sent classes to Hawthorne Valley Farm for week-long stays through the Visiting Students Program since the 1980s. Through this relationship, Betsy Brennan first experienced the beauty of the valley as a child. She has...

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Upcoming Events

September 29, 2018

Ecology Walk at Shaker Museum

please join Hawthorne Valley's Farmscape Ecology program staff for an Ecology Walk along the North Meadow Trail at the Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon (in New Lebanon) and through the adjacent forest to explore the signs left to us by the Shakers

October 7, 2018

24th Annual Hawthorne Valley Fall Festival

Join us, rain or shine, on Sunday, October 7 from 10am to 4pm for Hawthorne Valley's Annual Fall…

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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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