Art Is Ephemeral

This article appeared in the March 2014 issue of Organic Hudson Valley.  A direct link can be found under Links to Articles. Christina Varga can’t imagine not being an artist. Even when people called her “no professional” and nothing “more than a Sunday painter” she was not discouraged because she knew she was an artist. …

Repurposed Palettes

This article appeared in the March 2013 issue of Organic Hudson Valley.  A direct link can be found under Links to Articles. Repurposed Palettes The Green Palette began with an idea to recycle Christmas trees.  Marcus Valle had been doing Christmas decorating for five years and had a client that was throwing away 50 synthetic…

Hawthorne Valley Association

This article appeared in the March 2014 issue of Organic Hudson Valley. The Hawthorne Valley Association (HVA) was formed in 1972 by what Karen Preuss, the marketing director for HVA, described as “a few pioneering educators and farmers.”  The web site sums up the purpose of the HVA nicely, describing the association as, “producing high…