Risking everything

By Morgan Schmidt-Feng (edited by Nicholas Carter) As a documentary filmmaker, I set out more than four years ago with the intention of documenting the everyday difficulties of maintaining a family farm. However in 2009-10, two of the documentary’s main subjects, Barbara … Continued

New vet at Rodale Institute

By Teresa McMinn, Reading Eagle Correspondent Originally published at Berks Country Hubert Karreman said he feels like he’s arrived home. The founder and principal of Bovinity Health, a small medical company where he practiced antibiotic-free treatment for infectious diseases in … Continued

Inside the Review Process: Inputs for organic livestock

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

ASC Intern Journal: Roots Rising

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

Rodale Institute Names Dr. Hubert Karreman as Institute Veterinarian

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