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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Earth Day Voices

On this day 49 years ago, Gaylord Nelson, a then US Senator from Wisconsin, spearheaded the first Earth Day as a national day to “raise public awareness and concern for living organisms.” Although now honored internationally, and recognized as the birth of the modern...

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Upcoming Events

April 26, 2019

The Sacred Gateway: Conscious Living, Conscious Dying, and the Journey Beyond

Hawthorne Valley is hosting the Anthroposophical Society in America for a weekend workshop that will: Bring a new…

April 28, 2019

Spring Flower Walk: Floodplain Forest

Join Claudia Knab-Vispo and Conrad Vispo from the Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program in welcoming spring during a…

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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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