Students and veterans visited 8 Oaks Distillery in New Tripoli PA, a veteran run distillery. Chad Butters, owner and Army veteran, tells his family’s story with pride through Eight Oaks Distillery. From the origin of the name to most of … Continued
Billy Vaughan is a retired Marine officer with 21 years of service who began his time as an enlisted Infantryman specializing in demolitions and anti-tank operations. Drawn by the opportunity to challenge himself, Vaughan volunteered and trained to become an … Continued
Rodale Institute’s Agriculture Supported Communities program provides organic produce at affordable prices to low-income communities, while training new organic farmers. You can find this year’s farmers-in-training tending the production fields, harvesting and preparing food for members, and distributing food at … Continued
Third Generation Takes Farm Back to its Roots with Vision of Sustainability
Bipartisan Support for Increased Funding for Research on Organic Agriculture On July 20th, state legislators gathered at Rodale Institute to announce $500,000 in appropriations funding dedicated to the Institute’s research on organic methods. “I’ve watched as the research has grown … Continued
Rodale Institute’s Next Generation Scholarship Fund Helps Provide World-Class Education and Mentorship to New Farmer Trainees American agriculture is at a critical juncture: Nearly one-third of farmers are past retirement age, and 93 million acres of farmland are poised to … Continued
By Neal Kerschner – Training the Next Generation of Organic Researchers What effect does organic farming have on soil’s ability to retain water and the amount of organic matter present in the soil? Abdel Alfahham, a graduate student from the … Continued
Rodale Institute is partnering with Stroud Water Research Center to conduct an exciting new research project focusing on linkages between agriculture, soil health and water quality. Stroud Water Research Center is an independent, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Avondale, PA. … Continued
Angela & Keith Krem started Kremmer’s Community Kitchen with a mission to support the community food system by providing affordable, quality food service solutions that positively impact the lives of their clients and ultimately the communities in which they live.
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