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The Evolution of Hawthorne Valley’s Early Childhood Center

Anyone spending time in our valley this summer would have noticed the flurry of activity surrounding the Kindergarten building of Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School. Moss covered shingles were torn off the roof, and new metal roofing put on. The yard that had become a...

Meet our Staff – Karin Almquist

Karin Almquist is a lifelong learner. She has received two Masters degrees and studied in a Ph.D. program. Her area of focus was international affairs and religious studies, but the learning she has found most meaningful is what she’s discovered while guiding her...

Global Waldorf 100 celebration to be livestreamed

Tomorrow, September 19, marks the global celebration of Waldorf Education’s 100th Anniversary! The special celebration in Berlin, Germany, will be livestreamed from 4:30am-4pm EST. The event will follow the themes of “See the World” in the morning,...

iEat Green speaks with Institute for Mindful Agriculture

Steffen and Rachel Schneider, Directors of the Institute for Mindful Agriculture, recently spoke with Bhavani Jaroff of iEat Green. Throughout their conversation, they discussed biodynamic and mindful agriculture, food sheds, and a new model of agriculture to heal and...

Waldorf 100: A Legacy of Love

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the first Waldorf school, founded by Rudolf Steiner, in Stuttgart, Germany. Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School’s English and Drama teacher Eric Muller reflects on the legacy and impact of Waldorf education. Eric will be...

Summers at Hawthorne Valley: a Family Tradition

Quinn and fellow Field Camper at work in the Corner Garden this summer. Photo by Lawrence Braun. Field Campers reminisce with Farmer Anne about hearing a couple of our cows the night before who had escaped their pasture. Photo by Lawrence Braun. Quinn and fellow Field...

Hawthorne Valley welcomes inaugural Place Corps cohort

Hawthorne Valley is thrilled to announce the launch of Place Corps, a collaborative initiative with The Good Work Institute. The first cohort of eight students have arrived at the homestead at Hawthorne Valley Farm, and begun their studies to know, love, and serve...