Lost and found orcharding

By Renee Ciulla Every region in New Hampshire and throughout the world has their noted heirloom apple varieties. These are the fruits that thrived relatively well in a given location providing consistent yields, tolerance of pests and disease and, most … Continued

Veteran soldiers go organic

  DOYLESTOWN, Pa., — (10/1/12) — Beginning in the spring 2013 semester, Delaware Valley College, in collaboration with the Rodale Institute in Kutztown, Pa., will offer a 36-credit certificate program specifically designed for veterans interested in organic farming.

Students, science and soil

By Christine Zieger and Amanda Kimble-Evans Researchers and staff at the Rodale Institute are getting ready to welcome area high school students out to the farm for day two of a two-day intensive training seminar on soil biology. The project … Continued

The science of farming

By Rebecca Pfeufer and Christine Ziegler-Ulsh Without soil biology and nutrient cycling, humans would have no food to eat – no grains, no dairy, no eggs, no meat. This was the network of interactions 60 Reading High School 10th grade … Continued