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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A Year in Review: Retail Enterprises

A Year in Review: Retail Enterprises

We refer to the Store as “the gateway to Hawthorne Valley,” because no matter what you’re here for, whether touring the farm, visiting the school, or coming to one of our many festivals, your journey is likely to start or end at the Store….

At the Greenmarket, we provide food directly to customers in the NYC metro area. This provides nutrient rich foods to our customers as well as supports our food production efforts in the creamery and bakery, and on the farm. This outlet for what we produce allows us to self-sustain our food production businesses.

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Kyle Bradford of Farmscape Ecology Program Interviewed by WAMC

Kyle Bradford of Farmscape Ecology Program Interviewed by WAMC

In episode #1688, “Student Debt and Backyard Ecology,” on “The Best of Our Knowledge” WAMC highlights Kyle Bradford’s extensive research on and knowledge about ants. The Farmscape Ecology Program has been documenting ants at Hawthorne Valley Farm and throughout Columbia County since 2009.

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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