Ergothioneine Companion Cropping

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

Field Trip to the Seed Farm

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

Organic Farming Certificate Program has a new Course

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