Dr. Gladis Zinati, Associate Research Scientist at Rodale Institute, has received funding from Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to evaluate the impact of rolled cover crop mixtures and insectary strips on organic vegetable cropping.
Rodale Institute’s Research Department investigates a number of scientific and regenerative farming issues, including cover crop practices, organic weed management, organic no-till systems, compost use, influences of agricultural practices on water quality, and effects of mycorrhizae and other soil biota … Continued
Fall is the season for apple picking! Rodale Institute is proud to offer the option for families to pick their own apples in our organic orchard during our annual Organic Apple Festival. As we prepare for our 8th annual festival, we’re taking … Continued
Rodale Institute Chief Scientist, Dr. Kris Nichols, presented at the fifth annual Student Organic Seed Symposium (SOSS), August 5–8, 2016, in Waterville, Maine. This announcement recaps the four-day series, highlighting lectures, field trips and speakers. This announcement was written and published by Johnny’s Select … Continued
Rodale Institute is now accepting applications for interns in the Agriculture Supported Communities (ASC) Program for Spring 2017. The ASC Program is our modified farm share program based on 5 acres of land and offers affordable, fresh, organic produce to local communities.
Rodale Institute is seeking a motivated intern to assist the communications department during the Fall 2016 semester. Applicants should have strong interest in communications including writing, event-planning, multimedia, digital communications or graphic design. Interest or knowledge in organic agriculture, the … Continued
Rodale Institute is now accepting applications for interns in the Agriculture Supported Communities (ASC) Program for fall 2016. The ASC Program is our modified farm share program based on 5 acres of land and offers affordable, fresh, organic produce to local communities.
National Farmers Market Week (August 7-13, 2016) finds us at the peak of many popular summer crops’ productivity. Sweet corn, peppers, cucumbers, zucchini and, of course, tomatoes are abundant at the markets, along with more exotic options such as eggplants … Continued
In 2014, St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm was established on the Anderson Campus of St. Luke’s Hospital. This farm provides interns, students and veterans with unique farm-to-hospital setting to learn about careers in organic agriculture
The U.S. Department of Labor reports that as of May 2010, over 20% of young veterans are unemployed. Moreover, recent data show that 45% of armed service members are from rural areas. Rodale Institute’s Veteran Farmer Training Program assists veterans to start … Continued