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,...

From Waldorf Students to Future Leaders

Encouraging Excellence, Empathy, and Response-ability by Karin Almquist, School Director This article first appeared in Hawthorne Valley’s 2021 Annual Impact Report: the 50th Anniversary Edition. Click here to view the full publication. Hawthorne Valley Waldorf...

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...

Navigating the 21st Century

As we begin a new year and continue honoring our 50th anniversary, we will be sharing articles written by staff across our organization reflecting on our history, mission, and daily work. As we begin a new semester of a new year in the midst of the Omicron surge, we...

Adapting to New Farming Realities

by Spencer Fenniman, Director of Farm Operations An aerial view of Hawthorne Valley this spring, including greenhouses, barn yard, several pastures, the Place Based Learning Center’s Children’s Garden (middle of photo), and the Corner Garden (upper right)...