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.


New Browser Provides Window into Past and Future

After three years of tracking down, compiling, digitizing and standardizing close to 13,000 records of plant, animal and agricultural events observed throughout New York State from 1826 to 1872, this information is now available through an online historical browser.

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Upcoming Events

September 26, 2017

Tuesday Knitting Group

Tuesday Knitting Group Through October, 6:30 - 8:30 pm Want to learn to knit? Need help finishing a…

September 28, 2017

Free Columbia Traditional Quilt Making

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

“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

Stewarding Life’s Essentials, Nurturing Life’s Potential