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Agriculture Supported Communities (ASC) internships available!

Rodale Institute is now accepting applications for Internship Positions in the  Agriculture Supported Communities (ASC) Program for the 2015 growing season. The ASC Program is a modified farm share program offering affordable payment plans to make fresh, local, organic produce accessible … Continued

Rodale Institute Partners with CowMaster to Offer New Line of Co-Branded Organic Bovine Health Products

  Rodale Institute to Partner with CowMaster to Offer New Line of Co-Branded Organic Bovine Health Products   Contact: Aaron Kinsman Office: 610-683-1427 Mobile: 215-589-2490 aaron.kinsman@rodaleinstitute.org   January 22, 2015 (Kutztown, PA) – Rodale Institute, a non-profit dedicated to pioneering … Continued

Why Chipotle’s pork problem is good for farmers

By Coach Mark Smallwood, Executive Director News that Chipotle pulled pork from many of its menus, due to an issue with one of their supplier’s animal welfare practices, has been blowing up all over the news and social media. The … Continued

Rodale Institute Awarded Top Animal Welfare Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Aaron Kinsman Phone: 610.683.1427 Email: akinsman@rodaleinstitute.org Website: www.rodaleinstitute.org   RODALE INSTITUTE AWARDED TOP ANIMAL WELFARE CERTIFICATION –Pioneering Organic Research Center earns AWA certification, highlighting the links between agriculture and sustainability–   KUTZTOWN, PA (November 25, 2014)—The … Continued

The Sweet Side of Organic Farming

In appreciation of their support, we invite Rodale Institute Business Members to share an article about their work on our website. These articles often include insightful information based on their experience and line of work.  It provides a unique perspective of organic … Continued

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

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


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