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Home Page                As an expression of our reverence for creation, the Mission of Sisters Hill Farm is

to grow healthy food, which nurtures bodies, spirits, communities, and the earth.

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The 2013 season, our 15th, was a resounding success!    This fall we had more early renewals than ever.  We are now open to new members! Join today!

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"The food is so fresh and tasty, I miss it all winter long.  The farm is one of the reasons I love living here...where could we get such quality at any price?!" 
Ellen Peterson, member



Located in Dutchess County, New York, Sisters Hill Farm is a Community Supported Agriculture farm sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of New York. 

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a farming model in which  community members pledge support to the farm at the beginning of the season. 
In return, they pick up a share of the harvest every week.  In this way, the growers and members provide mutual support in their food production, thereby creating a true community farm. 


 
 
Helping the Local Community

The Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul of New York have been advocates for people who are poor for more than 180 years. This project is a natural extension of that work. One of the farm's main goals is to share a portion of the harvest with those in need in the local community, whether it be direct to families, or to soup kitchens and pantries

It's About Health

As an expression of our reverence for creation, the mission of Sisters Hill Farm is to grow healthy food which nurtures bodies, spirits, communities and the earth. We are a not-for-profit farm owned and managed by the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul of New York.

Great Food

We believe that you and your family deserve the highest quality food and that's why we grow our produce using methods that comply with organic standards.  We view our farm as a living system and treat it with respect and care.  We do
not spray chemicals for pests or weeds; we just use old-fashioned back-breaking work and a couple of tractors! We grow more than 100 varieties of some 50 vegetables, all chosen because of their superior taste and nutritional health.

A Sound Investment

Another important goal is sustainability: for the land, for the farm projects, and for the local farm community. Since we are driven by health, not profits, you can be assured of getting your money's worth.

Farm History

Sisters Hill Farm, organized in 1996, rejuvenated land that flourished as Hill Crest Farm in the early days of the twentieth century. After Mrs. Mary Halloran willed the property to the Sisters of Charity in 1917, the sisters continued to oversee the active farm and made improvements on buildings and property until the 1940s, when the land was left fallow.

Once again vibrant and thriving, Sisters Hill Farm now seeks to create a just relationship between people and the earth through the growth of healthy food, outreach to the poor, and community-building activities. An active CSA since 1999, we have grown from one acre feeding 40 members to 5 acres feeding more than 200 families. Each year we harvest around 60,000 pounds of the highest quality produce! You can read about Farmer Dave's contributions to making the farm what it is today.

Click here to learn more about the Sisters of Charity of New York!