Is there a market for local, organic foods in low-income, food insecure, urban neighborhoods? By Jesse Barrett, Organic Allentown Project Manager
Measuring the Success of Permanent Weed-Competitive Plant Species to Remove Weed Habitat and Improve Crop Health Author: Kris Nichols, Chief Scientist
Location: Rodale Institute Experimental Farm, 611 Siegfriedale Road, Kutztown, PA 19530 Responsibilities Could Include: • Assist Development team with upcoming events: Organic Pioneer Awards, Apple Festival, Field Day, plant sales, etc. • Provide support for annual giving campaigns • Help … Continued
By Jesse Barrett – Rodale Institute, Organic Allentown Program Manager After assisting Rodale Institute Research Technicians, Tara Caton and Emily Lesher, with collecting the zero to twenty centimeter soil samples from our FST (Farming Systems Trial) fields, I was left … Continued
Job Description: Research interns work directly with Rodale Institute’s Research Department to investigate a number of regenerative organic farming issues, including cover crop practices, organic weed management, organic no-till systems, compost use, influences of agricultural practices on water quality, and effects … Continued
Yesterday, December 5, 2016, was World Soils Day! Each year, people around the world celebrate the most precious resource – the difference between life and lifelessness.
Job Description: The Agriculture Supported Communities (ASC) internship is a pay-as-you go CSA style organic vegetable operation on 5 acres with the goal of reaching a broader population including low-income families with limited access to fresh organic food.
The Rodale Institute announces a $5,000 grant from the Ian Somerhalder Foundation. This funding will support the two year project titled “Investigating Bat Activity in Various Agricultural Landscapes to Develop Organic Insect Pest Management”.
Job Description: The Rodale Institute is seeking enthusiastic and driven individuals with a positive spirit to apply for an internship at the St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm. The farm is a partnership between the Rodale Institute and St. Luke’s … Continued
By Jesse Barrett – Rodale Institute, Organic Allentown Program Manager When you ask a person, “What is organic agriculture?” you will probably get a different response from each person that you ask. Most people respond to the question with answers … Continued