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Hawthorne Valley Featured in USA Today

Executive Director Martin Ping talks about food and biodynamic farming in USA Today’s article ‘Biodynamics Take Organic to the Next Level.’

“We start with really little kids, help them form a connection to the land, to how things are grown,” he says. “We teach them about the danger of losing contact with the food system….From there we can prolong the dialogue,” Ping continues. “When they pull food out of the ground, for instance, they understand the difference between food, and as Michael Pollan says, ‘food-like substances.’ They’ll awaken to the importance of growing food in the new food economy in a way that maintains integrity, upholds life principals and honors the land.”

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