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Rudolf Steiner Fellowship Foundation

241 Hungry Hollow Road, Spring Valley, NY 10977

Independent|Assisted

The Fellowship Community in New York is an intergenerational care community that serves the needs of elder members through various phases of aging. Nestled on 80 acres of farm and forest, the Fellowship Community offers a blend of independent living and more involved support for seniors, incorporating a holistic approach to elder care. Settled just an hour north of New York City, this community uniquely integrates caregiving with opportunities for self-development, community interaction, and connection with nature.

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Community Details

Founded in 1966, the Fellowship Community has fostered a dynamic work-based, intergenerational setting that emphasizes the care of the elderly. Within its rural environment, approximately 140 elder members, co-workers, and their children reside together, reaping the benefits of community support. The campus's relaxation points, like woods and orchards, offer a physical and spiritual oasis for its members who value self-development and contributing to the circle of community life.

Details

  • Intergenerational living
  • Work-based community
  • Rural setting
  • Self-development emphasis
  • Community support

Food and Dining

The Fellowship Community takes pride in providing wholesome, nutritious meals prepared with ingredients that reflect a commitment to biodynamic farming. Members can partake in community meals for an additional fee, and the farm store offers a unique assortment of farm products, including raw milk, cheeses, and fermented vegetables. The focus on organic food ensures that members enjoy not just sustenance, but nourishment that aligns with a holistic approach to health.

Dining
Dining
Dining

Dining

  • Biodynamic farming
  • Organic meals
  • Community meals
  • Farm store products
  • Raw milk
  • Cheeses

Amenities

The Fellowship Community presents a range of amenities that cater to both the physical and artistic aspirations of its members. The amenities include diverse workshops such as pottery and weaving studios. Members can also partake in agriculture by tending gardens, thus nurturing both personal growth and communal bonds. Walking trails throughout the community encourage a deep appreciation for the surrounding farmland and woodland.

Amenity

Amenities

  • Intergenerational living
  • Work-based community
  • Rural setting
  • Self-development emphasis
  • Community support
  • Pottery studio
  • Weaving studio
  • Gardens
  • Walking trails
  • Agriculture participation

Activities

Activities

Members of the Fellowship Community are invited to immerse themselves in a rich array of community activities. Whether it is through participating in various festivals, workshops, and events, or indulging in quieter pastimes in the library, the community ensures an engaging environment. Particularly noteworthy are the opportunities to engage in gardening, cooking, and arts and crafts, facilitating not just activity but meaningful work and social interaction.

Activity
Activity
Activity

Amenities

  • Festivals
  • Workshops
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Gardening
  • Cooking