By Jeff Moyer, Rodale Institute Farm Director Water is one of the most undervalued resources we have. Less than 1 percent of all the water on earth is considered potable and available for our use. Today, an average American household … Continued
Rodale Institute Projects
We are now accepting applications for Internship Positions in our Agriculture Supported Communities (ASC) Program for the 2014 growing season. The ASC Program is a modified farm share program offering affordable payment plans to make fresh, local, organic produce accessible to … Continued
Rodale Institute’s ASC program is also an educational program for a select few each year who want to learn how to develop their own organic grower’s business through both hands-on and classroom training. This year we had a great group of five interns … Continued
Every Friday we share some snaps from our 333-acres in Kutztown, PA. Our photographers? The staff members who keep this farm chugging along. Enjoy a sneak peek at what’s going on here at Rodale Institute!
By Heather E. Smith, ASC intern I’ve got a vision to start an urban farm which improves access to healthy foods in underserved communities and engages people in the meaningful, sustainable work of growing food. My future non-profit organization will … Continued
By Sam Moll, ASC intern I have recently noticed how my appetite aligns and abides to the seasons. Unconscious cravings overwhelming my senses like the stinkbugs in your house right now. Please do not be alarmed by this, but since … Continued
Winter squash recipes from our Agriculture Supported Communities program.
By Chris West, ASC intern We all are familiar with the fact that the Native Americans were excellent hunter-gatherers, probably from our middle school textbooks. But, most of us were not informed of their laissez-faire system of symbiotic agricultural. What … Continued
By Amy Baringer, ASC Intern Most people don’t know where their food really comes from and how it comes to magically appear in their grocery store. What goes into that nice, clean, organic carrot sitting in a bag with all … Continued
By Heather E. Smith, ASC intern On the morning of July 4th I spent time on the farm weeding and thinning carrots, and thinking about food justice. Among the many freedoms that I enjoy, I feel especially grateful for the … Continued