Recipes: Carrots

Ginger Glazed Carrots From marthastewart.com ½ pound carrots, peeled but with 1-inch green top left on 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon honey One 3-inch-by-1/2-inch-piece ginger, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch-thick matchsticks 1/2 teaspoon thinly sliced red chili pepper Bring a … Continued

Plant Production Specialist Needed

Rodale Institute is currently seeking a Plant Production Specialist.  The individual who fills this position will oversee horticulture operations in all production areas including; greenhouse and field areas of all plants  for wholesale, commercial or research use. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND … Continued

Food as Medicine

A Partnership between Rodale Institute and St. Luke’s University Health Network In 431 B.C. Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” Over 2500 years later, we are inundated with advertisements boasting the latest, greatest cure-all … Continued

Radishes

Radish recipes from our Agriculture Supported Communities program. Braised Radish From Rachael Ray and the Food Network 2 bunches radishes, about 1 pound, trimmed of tops and roots 1 1/2 cups chicken stock 2 tablespoons butter, cut into bits 1 large shallot, thinly … Continued

‘Walk for an Organic Planet’ Schedule Announced

Rodale Institute Director Begins  160 Mile Walk from PA to Washington, D.C.  (Kutztown, PA  October 1, 2014) On October 1, 2014, Rodale Institute Executive Director, ‘Coach’ Mark Smallwood set out on a 160 mile walk from the Institute’s farm in … Continued

How the NOSB Gets Technical

By guest blogger Lindsay Fernandez-Salvador, OMRI Technical Director Twice a year, organic certifiers, materials enthusiasts, and various farmer, processor and consumer representatives meet with government agents and a volunteer advisory board to participate in the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) … Continued

The war against pests, diseases, and weeds

By guest blogger Caroline Hampton For a farmer, the summer months mean war. Every vegetable that is grown, every bite that a consumer takes, has been fought for by a farmer. In July and August, I’ve had to battle against … Continued

Turnips

 Turnip recipes from our Agriculture Supported Communities program. Mashed Root Vegetables with Horseradish Adapted from Gourmet Today by Ruth Reichl 1 pound turnips, peeled and cut into ½-inch pieces Salt 1 ½ pounds potatoes ¼ cup heavy cream 4 tablespoons butter 2-3 … Continued

Walk for An Organic Planet

Thank you to everyone who participated in and supported our Walk for an Organic Planet.  Coach made it to DC on October 16th and attended meetings with staff from Senator Jeff Merkley’s office and the following individuals from USDA: ♦  Betsy … Continued