Ecology Walk

Pollinator Meadow Walk at Overmountain Conservation Area This event is co-sponsored by the Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC). In November of 2019, facilitated by Jamie Purinton, Claudia Knab-Vispo, and CLC, a group of volunteers seeded a native wildflower meadow on an...

Summer Field Day

Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program invites the public to Summer Field Days at the Creekhouse (1075 Harlemville Road, Ghent NY) on July 2, July 23, and August 23 from noon to 4pm. Summer Field Days will feature butterfly house and native plant garden tours, a...

A Conversation with Basilica Hudson

Hawthorne Valley is pleased to feature local social entrepreneur Melissa Auf der Maur in the latest episode of Roots to Renewal: a 50th Anniversary podcast. Melissa is the co-founder and director of Basilica Hudson, a nonprofit multidisciplinary art center in Hudson,...

Spring Flower Photo Walk at Hawthorne Valley Farm

Photography is one of our favorite ways to document our adventures and share our appreciation for nature (for example, in FEP’s Wonder Wanders on Facebook and in the blog Progress of the Seasons Journal). Have you ever wondered how our photographs are made, or wanted...

Growing in Harmony

Farmscape Ecology Workshop at NOFA-NY Virtual Conference Sunday, Jan. 23, 2-3:15pm: “Considering On-farm Wildness: Service Provider or Spiritual Underpinning?” by Anne Bloomfield, Conrad Vispo, and Claudia Knab-Vispo. The habitats we intentionally and...