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Celebrating 50 years of Renewing Soil, Society, and Self

Check out our 50th Anniversary Podcast, Roots to Renewal!

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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Navigating the 21st Century

Navigating the 21st Century

As we begin a new year and continue honoring our 50th anniversary, we will be sharing articles written by staff across our organization reflecting on our history, mission, and daily work. As we begin a new semester of a new year in the midst of the Omicron surge, we...

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“Roots to Renewal” features Hawthorne Valley Farmers

“Roots to Renewal” features Hawthorne Valley Farmers

Hawthorne Valley is pleased to announce the release of episode 9 of Roots to Renewal: a 50th Anniversary Podcast. In this episode, we stayed in our own back yard – right here on Hawthorne Valley’s 900-acre Biodynamic farm. Hawthorne Valley’s Executive Director Martin...

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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