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Rodale Institute Welcomes New Chief Scientist, Dr. Kristine Nichols

(Kutztown, PA, July 8, 2014) Rodale Institute, a non-profit dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research and outreach, today announced that Dr. Kristine Nichols is the new Chief Scientist and began July 7th. Raised on a conventional farm in southwestern … Continued

Allentown Champion of the Homeless Joins Organic Mission

(Kutztown, PA, July 8, 2014) Rodale Institute, a non-profit dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research and outreach, today announced that Gary Millspaugh is the new Senior Director of Development and began July 7th.  Gary had previously served as Executive … Continued

Veterans answer a new calling: organic farming

(Kutztown, PA) According to the USDA’s Census of Agriculture, during the last 30 years the average age of U.S. farmers has grown by nearly eight years, from 50.5 years to 58.3 years.  For many of those farmers, it becomes more … Continued

From ASC to CSA

By Chris West Editor’s Note: Follow Chris (former Rodale Institute intern and beginning farmer) each month as he keeps us up to date on the trials and tribulations of getting his farm up and running. I never thought I’d find … Continued

Project Research Coordinator Needed

The Rodale Institute is searching for a Project Research Coordinator to join our team and participate in a dynamic research program with unlimited outreach potential. This opening is specifically linked to our long running, Farming Systems Trial or FST. This … Continued

Bloom Alert: May 15, 2014

Our tulip blooms were GORGEOUS this year.  In case you missed our amazing solid color blooms last week, we still have some late bloomers that will make you stop in your tracks.  We have three double bloom varieties this year—all … Continued