Rodale Institute is accepting applications for an Animal Husbandry Coordinator. Primary responsibilities include overseeing the care, feeding and breeding of livestock.
By Lia Babitch, Turtle Tree Seed This is a very interesting time to be a small seed company that grows, maintains, improves and cares for a number of vegetable, herb and flower varieties on our own farm. On the one … Continued
By Jeff Moyer, Rodale Institute Farm Director Water is one of the most undervalued resources we have. Less than 1 percent of all the water on earth is considered potable and available for our use. Today, an average American household … Continued
Caroline Hampton has been farming for four years, but 2014 will be the first year she’s has her own piece of land. Leasing from the F.I.G Project (Farm Incubator and Grower Project) in Valle Crucis, North Carolina, Caroline is looking … Continued
By Coach Mark Smallwood Follow Coach’s blogs posts at Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen and EcoWatch Have you ever wondered how anyone makes any money on a $2.00 bag of nacho-cheese–flavored corn chips or a $0.25 apple? Economists and policy wonks … Continued
From the Organic Seed Alliance Contamination is a huge problem for farmers who don’t grow genetically engineered (GE) crops, at times costing them the premium price they receive for their crops as well as costs associated with testing, prevention, and … Continued
Every Friday we share some snaps from our 333-acres in Kutztown, PA. Our photographers? The staff members who keep this farm chugging along. Enjoy a sneak peek at what’s going on here at Rodale Institute!
By Coach Mark Smallwood Follow Coach’s blogs posts at Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen and EcoWatch What do Cheerios and apples have in common? They are the latest and very public battlegrounds for the GMO debate. But these two mainstays of … Continued
By Lindsay Fernandez-Salvador, OMRI At OMRI we are often asked why we consider one material to be allowed for organic use, while a similar material might be prohibited. Sometimes an applicant will even try to persuade us to accept a … Continued
We are now accepting applications for Internship Positions in our Agriculture Supported Communities (ASC) Program for the 2014 growing season. The ASC Program is a modified farm share program offering affordable payment plans to make fresh, local, organic produce accessible to … Continued