In early May, veterans participating in Rodale Institute’s Veteran Farmer Training Program visited the Institute’s Working Tree Center (WTC) in Allentown, Pennsylvania and worked alongside resident beekeeper Mike Schmaeling. Mike has been a part of Rodale Institute’s honeybee conservancy program … Continued
In the Community
On May 16th, the Veteran Farmer Training Program and Agriculture Supported Communities Program visited Frecon Farms in Boyertown, Pennsylvania. Frecon Farms, family-owned and operating since 1944, includes an orchard, bakery, cidery, and farm market. Steve Frecon, owner, provided an overview … Continued
During the first week of their summer semester at Rodale Institute, students in the Organic Farming Certification Program participated in tractor training alongside veterans in the Veteran Farmer Training Program. The two-day course was presented by Bob Brown and Mike … Continued
“Ask any Boy Scout,” says Jay Vilar, his blue flannel shirt and trucker hat both covered in a thin film of farm work. “You have to leave a place better than you found it. Humans are meant to be stewards … Continued
With the organic movement stronger than ever, Rodale Institute, the global leader in research on regenerative organic agriculture, honors three outstanding individuals for their innovations and dedication to the industry’s growth. The recipients—Mas Masumoto, William Liebhardt, and Arran Stephens—will be … Continued
Guest post by Peter Bungum, the Technical Coordinator at Organic Materials Review Institute. If you have questions pertaining to this article, please contact author.
Today Rodale Institute, the global leader of regenerative organic agriculture, announced it has received a grant for $5,995,000 from the William Penn Foundation to partner with Stroud Water Research Center, the global leader in the advancement of knowledge and stewardship … Continued
Guest post by Daniel Nguyen, Review Program Technical Supervisor at Organic Materials Review Institute. If you have questions pertaining to this article, please contact author.
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Organic Farming Program Receives $498,706 USDA Grant Funds to help Rodale Institute and Delaware Valley University prepare a new generation of organic farmers.