Wednesday, November 20, 2019 -
8:00am to 4:30pm


Event Description

Join in for a beautiful day in the Hudson Valley!

We will begin with a personal tour of Hawthorne Valley Farm (link: with Director Emeritus of Farm Operations, Steffen Schneider. Steffen will share from his 30 years of relationship to the landscape, offering refections and answering questions.

Next we will travel down the road to the neighboring Mettabee Farm (link: to enjoy a cozy farm to table lunch.

After lunch, there will be a talk by Christoph Meier, a founding farmer at Hawthorne Valley farm, and current practitioner of biodynamics in the Dominican Republic.

Travel Time: Please note that travel time for this field day, from the conference center, will be approximately 2 hours each way via bus. Please plan on arriving to the bus departure point at 8:00 am (after registering) to ensure a smooth check-in process. If you plan on driving to the field day in your own vehicle please contact Raphael at to coordinate.


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