Segments in this Video

Meet Martin Ping (02:27)


Hazel Henderson discusses how high frequency trading weakens the global financial system and introduces Hawthorne Valley Farm manager Martin Ping.

Hawthorne Valley Farm (03:20)

Ping describes how he came to the upstate New York community and outlines the farm's mission to support small agriculture and educate children about food and the environment.

Biodynamic Farm Business Model (03:44)

Ping describes Hawthorne Valley Farm's products and direct marketing strategy, including farmers' markets, community supported agriculture, a bakery, and a grocery store.

Farm Education Program (04:04)

Ping outlines Hawthorne Valley Farm's project reconnecting urban school children to their food source and the natural world. Henderson recalls her childhood garden in World War II Britain.

Waldorf Farm School (02:18)

Ping outlines Hawthorne Valley Farm's educational programs teaching agriculture and business courses.

Hawthorne Valley Organizational Structure (02:31)

Ping describes how the farm community operates under one non-profit board while maintaining program autonomy.

Integrative Education (01:17)

Henderson and Ping discuss the importance of the arts for creativity and balanced learning.

Technology for Sustainability (03:36)

Henderson talks about promoting green business practices through mobile device applications as an alternative to the mainstream media.

Renewable Energy on Farms (02:33)

Ping talks about Hawthorne Valley Farm's expansion plans and sustainable technology prototype projects.

Credits: Healthy Foods, Healthy Lifestyles: Paths to Happiness: Ethical Markets 5 (01:04)

Credits: Healthy Foods, Healthy Lifestyles: Paths to Happiness: Ethical Markets 5

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Healthy Foods, Healthy Lifestyles: Paths to Happiness—Ethical Markets 5

Part of the Series : Ethical Markets 5: Transforming Finance 3.0
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In this program, Hazel Henderson and entrepreneur organic farmer Martin Ping discuss Hawthorne Valley Organic Farm, a cooperative community in upstate New York with over 260 associates. The farm runs a Waldorf School, provides vacation opportunities for inner-city children, has a retail business offering produce, cheeses, and specialty foods, and supplies the farmers market in midtown Manhattan. Martin feels that the way to happiness is through healthy food and lifestyle choices. Part of the series Ethical Markets 5: Transforming Finance 3.0. (28 minutes)

Length: 28 minutes

Item#: BVL58394

ISBN: 978-0-81609-964-1

Copyright date: ©2013

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