Raw Milk Contamination and Recall

On Tuesday May 3, a sample of raw milk was taken from our creamery’s bulk tank by NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets. On Thursday, May 5, this sample came back as presumptive positive for Listeria Monocytogenes, a harmful bacteria that can cause...

Generative Reciprocity

Getting to the Heart of an Associative Economy by Martin Ping, Executive Director This article appears in Hawthorne Valley’s 2021 Annual Impact Report: the 50th Anniversary Edition. Click here to view the full publication. Our yogurt, for sale in the Farm Store,...

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

Place Based Learning at Hawthorne Valley by Sushannah Laurange This article appears in Hawthorne Valley’s 2021 Annual Impact Report: the 50th Anniversary Edition. Click here to view the whole publication. The Place Based Learning Center is also now accepting...

“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...

2022 Divine Bovine Calendar Available for Purchase

We are excited to announce that the 2022 Divine Bovine Calendar is now for sale! This beautiful calendar was created by our very own Farmer Jess, Hawthorne Valley Farm’s dairy herd manager. Copies are selling for $25 in the Farm Store, and 100% of the proceeds from...