The Latest Dirt on Soil

By Jean Nick – Recent research unearths new insights into how to build healthy soil for your crops and the environment This article originally ran in the spring 2018 issue of New Farm Magazine, the magazine of Organic Farmers Association. … Continued

Sowing Change

By Ariana Reguzzoni – The organic seed supply continues growing stronger, even in tough conditions This article originally ran in the spring 2018 issue of New Farm Magazine, the magazine of Organic Farmers Association. All OFA members receive a complimentary … Continued

Lola’s Legacy

By Scott Meyer – An organic farmer in Georgia renews the land her grandmother worked. This article originally ran in the spring 2018 issue of New Farm Magazine, the magazine of Organic Farmers Association. All OFA members receive a complimentary … Continued

Organic Beekeeping and Veterans: Make for a Busy Day!

In early May, veterans participating in Rodale Institute’s Veteran Farmer Training Program visited the Institute’s Working Tree Center (WTC) in Allentown, Pennsylvania and worked alongside resident beekeeper Mike Schmaeling. Mike has been a part of Rodale Institute’s honeybee conservancy program … Continued

Veterans and Interns Attend Frecon Farms Workshop

On May 16th, the Veteran Farmer Training Program and Agriculture Supported Communities Program visited Frecon Farms in Boyertown, Pennsylvania. Frecon Farms, family-owned and operating since 1944, includes an orchard, bakery, cidery, and farm market. Steve Frecon, owner, provided an overview … Continued

Veterans and Students Receive Tractor Training

During the first week of their summer semester at Rodale Institute, students in the Organic Farming Certification Program participated in tractor training alongside veterans in the Veteran Farmer Training Program. The two-day course was presented by Bob Brown and Mike … Continued