By Peggy Miars, OMRI Executive Director/CEO Sales of organic livestock products such as meat, eggs and dairy are growing rapidly, but the certification process remains relatively time consuming and complex compared to the process for other organic products. Recent developments … Continued
By Heather E. Smith, ASC intern I’ve got a vision to start an urban farm which improves access to healthy foods in underserved communities and engages people in the meaningful, sustainable work of growing food. My future non-profit organization will … Continued
From National Young Farmers Coalition In 2011, President Obama signed into law the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) — mandating the first overhaul to U.S. food safety laws since 1938. Since then, the USDA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has … 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 Mary Mesenburg, Door-to-Door Organics Not only does food grown on a nearby farm leave a smaller carbon footprint and support the local economy, but I believe it also tastes better and is better for you than food trucked in … Continued
World-renowned expert on organic veterinary animal health joins Rodale Institute (Kutztown, PA, October 1, 2013) Rodale Institute, a non-profit dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research and outreach, today announced the appointment of Dr. Hubert Karreman as the Institute Veterinarian. … Continued
By Sam Moll, ASC intern I have recently noticed how my appetite aligns and abides to the seasons. Unconscious cravings overwhelming my senses like the stinkbugs in your house right now. Please do not be alarmed by this, but since … Continued
By Melody Meyer, Vice President of Policy and Industry Relations, United Natural Foods Incorporated (UNFI) The media has been abuzz with news of the government shutdown and the blame game is exuberant on both sides of the aisle. In 2011, … Continued
Winter squash recipes from our Agriculture Supported Communities program.
By Rick Tanner, Vice President of Marketing at Nestlé Waters North America Just a few weeks back, Nestle Waters North America CEO Tim Brown shared the stage with First Lady Michelle Obama and a dozen other public and private sector partners … Continued