Welcome to Glynwood! We spent the day at Glynwood Center for regional food and farming. Glynwood is a non-profit organization serving food and farming change makers from New York’s Hudson Valley and beyond. They advance local food production in Hudson Valley region, as well as educate a national audience about efforts to regionalize food and agriculture. They are inspired by, and contribute to work far beyond the borders of the Hudson Valley. Guided by the highest standards of ecosystem, soil, animal and community well-being, They promote regenerative agriculture in service of our natural environment, local economies and human health.
Our Guest: The President of Glynwood, Kathleen Finlay, has been a leader in the regenerative agriculture movement for most of her career. She has also been instrumental in organizing women who work for environmental progress.Since arriving at Glynwood in 2012, she has refined the organization’s mission and become a national figure in the world of progressive agricultural nonprofits. Under her leadership, Glynwood has become a premier learning hub for food and farming professionals. Previously, Kathleen was a Director of Harvard’s Center for Health and the Global Environment, where she developed and shaped programs to educate communities about the correlation between human health and the global environment. She produced two award-winning documentaries (Once Upon a Tide and Healthy Humans, Healthy Oceans). Kathleen also founded Pleiades a membership organization working to advance women’s leadership in the sustainability movement. Special Advisor for Planet Women, an international conservation NGO resourcing women-led efforts to save the planet