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...

“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...

Honoring 50th anniversary of “Diet for a Small Planet”

Hawthorne Valley is pleased to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Frances Moore Lappé’s Diet for a Small Planet through a follow-up conversation with the author as part of their “Roots to Renewal” podcast, created to help mark Hawthorne Valley’s own 50th anniversary....

Winter CSA Shares Now Available

Winter Shares from Hawthorne Valley Farm are now available! Sign up now for 6 consecutive weeks of fresh, cold weather produce from mid-November on. All shares are the same size (8-10 items per week) and come pre-boxed. Common winter share items include: potatoes,...

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)...