Fred Kirschenmann

A truly regenerative agriculture is one in which all the natural resources we use to produce food get renewed in the process of using them.

Lucy Marston

What’s most exciting to me is when the kids come, and they choose the lettuce head that they want, and they get really excited, and they’re like, ‘Yay carrots again!’ That’s what excites me, because you can see that it’s going forward into the...

Lucy Marston

What we’re trying to instill in the young people that come to Hawthorne Valley to learn about agriculture is that being a farmer is about relationships. Managing relationships with the land, with the soil biology, with people, with your wider community.

Andreas Schneider

Food access and food security are two of the most important issues of our time and Hawthorne Valley is working in a number of ways to try and help people who don’t currently have access to high-quality food get that…We’re working together to try and make the system...

Steffen Schneider

The thing that has inspired me over the years here at Hawthorne Valley, is that I have been privileged to work with scores of young folks that come through the farm. We’ve tried to work with them training on the job, to really inspire them and help them either find...