By guest blogger Marguerite Viola In February of 2011, my husband Andrew and I got on a plane headed across the ocean to begin a three-month culinary and farming adventure. The goal: Learn how to make cheese and salami by … Continued
By Lindsey Brielle The SARE Vegetable Trial is a field study designed to identify the impacts of black plastic and cover crop mulches on weeds, soil quality, yields and season length for a variety of crops at Rodale Institute (RI) … Continued
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
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
A profile of Ken Rider By Patrick Lillard Ken Rider We’ve all probably played with modeling clay at some point in our lives, making pottery or a sculpture in school. Well, imagine trying to grow a plant in … Continued
Rodale Institute, Viking Pure, LLC and Air Cycle Corporation join forces to help the environment through using electrolyzed water, instead of chemicals, as cleaning agents. (Kutztown, PA, July 31, 2012) – On August 1, 2012, Rodale Institute will begin the … Continued
Farmer-owned cooperative and PA-based nonprofit help neighboring dairy farm transition to organic La Farge, Wis., and Kutztown, Pa., (July 19, 2012) – Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers, and Rodale Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to pioneering organic … Continued
Grants were awarded to farmers with plans to improve organic farming media sources and help local community (Kutztown, PA, July 16, 2012) – Rodale Institute approved two grant applications at their meeting last month, donating money raised through the Your … Continued
Fletcher Allen Health Care mends the break between food and health and helps build a sustainable local food system along the way.
This “queen bee” is making micro-local the new local and healing our honeybee population in the process.