Women in Ag


Organic Beekeeping and Veterans: Make for a Busy Day!

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

Field Trip to the Seed Farm

Students in the Organic Farming Certificate Program and Veteran Farmer Training Program spent the afternoon learning about the Seed Farm in Emmaus PA, a non-profit, incubator-farm model. An incubator farm is where beginner farmers can rent small to large portions … Continued

Why One Little Insect Has the Power to Collectively Change the World

Well, I’ll bee! Why One Little Insect Has the Power to Collectively Change the World Guest post by Lydia Henshaw: Founder, Sow Organic The powerlifters of the insect world, bees are fundamental to sustainable living. While their ecological significance has long … Continued