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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Today marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the first Waldorf school, founded by Rudolf Steiner, in Stuttgart, Germany. Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School’s English and Drama teacher Eric Muller reflects on the legacy and impact of Waldorf education. Eric will be...read more
Steffen and Rachel Schneider, Directors of the Institute for Mindful Agriculture, recently spoke with Bhavani Jaroff of iEat Green. Throughout their conversation, they discussed biodynamic and mindful agriculture, food sheds, and a new model of agriculture to heal and...read more
September 17, 2019
Please join Claudia Knab-Vispo and Conrad Vispo, Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program and Anne Bloomfield, Farmscape Ecology Coordinator,…
September 28, 2019
Tuning into our senses, we'll explore soil, plants, animals, the seasons, and other - sometimes hidden - elements that make a farm thrive.
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