This past spring, Rodale Institute’s Research Technician, Kate Harms, led a trial research project to look at the benefits of companion cropping of tomatoes and mushrooms. To increase nutrient quality and ergothioneine levels in tomatoes, ergothioneine was first examined. Ergothioneine, … Continued
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ORGANIC FARMERS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES POLICY LEADERSHIP National membership organization for organic farmers hires Policy Director, elects first Policy Committee
Multi-Sector Partnership Funded to Mobilize Investment in Regenerative Agriculture USDA Conservation Innovation Grant will provide $700,000 in funding to accelerate investment in agricultural practices that restore soil and water health
Job Description: Responsible for managing Agriculture Supported Communities farm share program. This is a three year contracted position with the possibility to extend beyond this period based on grant writing.
Students in the Organic Farming Certificate Program and Veteran Farmer Training Program spent the afternoon learning about the Seed Farm in Emmaus PA, a non-profit, incubator-farm model. An incubator farm is where beginner farmers can rent small to large portions … Continued
NEW ORGANIC AG COURSE AT DELVAL UNIVERSITY Organic Livestock Management course available in Fall 2017 In the Fall semester of 2017, Delaware Valley University, an interdisciplinary college located in Doylestown, PA, will offer its second organic agriculture course since 2007. … Continued
Brandin Pinion is an Army veteran and our newest participant in the Veteran Farmer Training Program (VFTP) at Rodale Institute. Brandin grew up in McMinnville, Oregon where he would often help on his family farm. He then enlisted in the … Continued
Alicia Leone is starting her Fall Semester in the Organic Farming Certificate Program (OFCP) at Delaware Valley University. After completing the Summer Semester at Rodale Institute, she is excited to be delving into the university side of organic agriculture. Alicia … Continued
Wyebrook Farm, located in Honey Brook, PA, is a dream come true for owner Dean Carlson. Having worked in finance for 15+ years he was often perpetuating the concept that we must always want more. After a while though, he … Continued