By Kelsey McKee, OMRI Review Program and Quality Director Clearly, a commitment to organic practices means that growers will generally use pest control products as a last resort, but organic farmers are permitted to use some potent materials in order … Continued
Nicole is a beginning farmer who recently purchased a small organic farm in rural Wisconsin. After working for ten years in the conservation field helping farmers, she is now looking forward to beginning farming on her own. Your 2 Cents … Continued
Adelante Mujeres is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that creates educational, social and economic opportunity for the low-income Latino population of Washington County, Oregon. Since 2005, their agriculture program, Adelante Agricultura, has trained aspiring Latino farmers in small-scale organic farming practices. … Continued
Every Friday we share some snaps from our 333-acres in Kutztown, PA. Our photographers? The staff members who keep this farm chugging along. Enjoy a sneak peek at what’s going on here at Rodale Institute!
Tell me a little bit about Diggin’ Roots. We purchased our land in August 2012 after looking for a property for close to 5 years. At that point it was just my husband and I, and a year and a … Continued
Broadfork Farm is a small-scale organic farm started in March 2011. Owners Bryan Dyck and Shannon Jones are young farmers who both work full-time on the farm, year-round on a 15 acre farm they purchased in November 2011 (prior to … Continued
Every Friday we share some snaps from our 333-acres in Kutztown, PA. Our photographers? The staff members who keep this farm chugging along. Enjoy a sneak peek at what’s going on here at Rodale Institute! This week, Farm Photo Friday … Continued
Onion recipes from our Agriculture Supported Communities program.
In appreciation of their support, we invite Rodale Institute Business Members to share an article about their work on our website. These articles often include insightful information based on their experience and line of work. It provides a unique perspective … Continued
by Caroline Hampton When I reflect on my first year as an independent farmer, I feel proud of what I have accomplished. Though I can certainly credit myself for working hard and dedicating much time to my operation, I feel … Continued