Organic Farmers Association Members Present at Farm Bill Meeting

On August 3, Organic Farmers Association Director, Kate Mendenhall, and Steering Committee Chair, Jim Riddle, presented testimonies at the Farm Bill Listening Session: Conversations in the Field in Morgan, Minnesota. Testimonies include the need for investing in organic for the 2018 Farm … Continued

DelVal Students & Veterans Visit Local Farm

In addition to learning about the many aspects of beekeeping from Michael Schmaeling, Resident Beekeeper at Rodale Institute, students also visited a local production level apiary. Herman’s Honeycomb, Danenhower Apiaries was started in 1972 by Herman Danenhower. The process of using … Continued

DelVal Students & Veterans Visit Local Farm

Students had the opportunity to visit a woman-run vegetable farm located at Lundale Farm Inc. in Chester County, PA. Over 150 varieties of Certified Naturally Grown produce are grown there to provide for 60 plus CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) members, … Continued

Organic Farming Certificate Program Student Spotlight: Brian Titus

From Brattleboro, Vermont, Brian Titus served in the United States Army for just under five years. He was an Infantry Mortarman in the 10th Mountain Division in the first Brigade, second of the 22nd Infantry. “I had made my mind … Continued

DelVal Students & Veterans Visit Local Farm

Two Gander Farm is a family operated farm run by a wife and husband – Deirdre and Trey Flemming. They farm 10 acres of vegetables, fruits, flowers and bees, in Downingtown PA, within 260-acres that are owned and managed by … Continued