The Harlem Valley Homestead in Wingdale, NY
The diversified 250-acre farm in Wingdale raises pastured laying hens, woodlot pork, 100% grass fed beef and produces vegetables, herbs and cut flowers year round. The farm also hosts educational events and workshops.
Staff members receive training on safety, and the farm uses a root cause analysis in the case of a mishap. The farm is a 2022 Agricultural Society farm safety award recipient.
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The diversified 250-acre farm in Wingdale specialize in vegetables, livestock and forestry. They raise pastured laying hens, woodlot pork and 100% grass fed beef and sell their products year round at their online farm stand and the Hastings Farmer’s Market weekly. Guests are welcome to stay at their retreat center, Stepping Stones Lodge or in the homestead.
The farm is owned by financial investor Michael Armilio. Ownership, management and staff are dedicated to safety and work hard to ensure everyone is protected. They are committed to an honest and thorough root cause analysis of any mishaps.
In 2022, they were honored with the New York State Agricultural Society’s Farm Safety Award in recognition of their excellent program. The award is presented annually to farms that have innovative safety programs. The farm uses a multi-faceted approach to safety and is dedicated to protecting their employees, customers and volunteers. It also extends those protections to visitors. They have strict COVID-19 protocols and vaccination policies in place.
Located in Wingdale the diversified 250 acre homestead grows vegetables, pastured laying hens, woodlot pork, 100% grass fed beef and hosts educational events and workshops. Products are sold at their online farmstand and at the Hastings Farmer’s Market weekly.
The farm uses a root cause analysis for mishaps to help staff members and management fully understand how they can avoid future ones. They also rely on the COVID-19 protocol and strict vaccination rules for all customers who visit onsite.
New York State Agricultural Society awarded the 2021 Farm Safety Award to Harlem Valley Homestead for their outstanding safety program at their annual meeting in Syracuse. It is one of only a few farms to receive this award in the state. Learn more about the award here.
Located in Wingdale, NY the 250 acre diversified farm specializes in pastured laying hens, woodlot pork and 100% grass fed beef. They also grow mixed vegetables, cut flowers and herbs. They sell their products online, in their farmstand and at the Hastings Farmers’ Market weekly. The farm offers educational events and workshops and is a beautiful place to visit.
Ownership, management and staff have an excellent safety culture. They are a safety first farm and people come first. They have a comprehensive risk assessment process that includes regular training. When a mishap occurs, they use root cause analysis to learn how the incident happened and prevent it in the future.
The farm has a robust employee benefits program including dependent care compensation, health and dental insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. The farm is committed to promoting and supporting rural and agrarian education in the community. They are a member of the Mid Hudson CRAFT.
The diversified 250-acre farm in Wingdale specializes in vegetables, livestock and forestry. They raise pastured laying hens, woodlot pork and 100% grass fed beef and sell their products at the online farm stand and at the Hastings Farmers Market weekly. They also offer multi-day workshops for the public and farm-to-table meals on site.
Safety is always at the forefront on the farm, especially during the busy produce season. In the event of a mishap, staff use the five whys method to get to the root cause of the incident so it can be prevented in the future.
Senator Sue Serino and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro visited the farm today to congratulate them on receiving the largest grant awarded through the Empire State Development’s grant program. The grant will enable the farm to expand their hospitality and education offerings. The family-owned business is committed to supporting the local economy and provides a variety of jobs in rural and agrarian learning.