A 700-acre Demeter certified 650A Biodynamic farm in central Columbia County, NY

Farm Store makes $250 Donation to Ghent Food Pantry

Harlemville, NY – Hawthorne Valley Farm Store, the premier organic and natural foods grocery store in the Greater Hudson Valley and the Capital Region, today presented a check for $250 to the Town of Ghent Food Pantry.

“We serve a needy community and are funded by generous local businesses and community members. We thank Hawthorne Valley Farm Store for their generosity over many years,” says Linda Reed, Director of the Town of Ghent Food Pantry.

“Part of our mission is to serve the local community, and we have had a long-standing commitment to our friends and neighbors at the Ghent Food Pantry,” says Jeremy Laurange, Hawthorne Valley Farm Store Manager.

The food pantry, located at the Ghent Town Hall at 2306 State Route 66, is open Monday through Thursday from 9am to noon. The pantry serves around 110 families a month, and will provide Thanksgiving groceries for 125 families this year. For more information about the Ghent Food Pantry, call 518-392-4644.

About Hawthorne Valley Farm Store:

Located on Hawthorne Valley Farm, 327 County Route 21C in Harlemville, the Farm Store is open 7 days a week from 7:30am to 7pm. Hawthorne Valley Farm Store, is a natural foods grocer offering an ever-expanding array of biodynamic, organic and locally produced fruits, vegetables, dairy, grocery and household items. We are committed to supporting local farmers and artisans. Stop in for hot food, cold sandwiches, or soups and salads from our deli; enjoy a cup of locally roasted coffee with a pastry from our organic bakery; and shop for all your grocery and household needs. The Farm Store is part of Hawthorne Valley Association, a nonprofit 501c3 organization, dedicated to social and cultural renewal through the integration of education, agriculture, and the arts.