Billy Vaughan is a retired Marine officer with 21 years of service who began his time as an enlisted Infantryman specializing in demolitions and anti-tank operations. Drawn by the opportunity to challenge himself, Vaughan volunteered and trained to become an … Continued
Rodale Institute’s Next Generation Scholarship Fund Helps Provide World-Class Education and Mentorship to New Farmer Trainees American agriculture is at a critical juncture: Nearly one-third of farmers are past retirement age, and 93 million acres of farmland are poised to … Continued
Rodale Institute is partnering with Stroud Water Research Center to conduct an exciting new research project focusing on linkages between agriculture, soil health and water quality. Stroud Water Research Center is an independent, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Avondale, PA. … Continued
May 22nd was the first day of the summer semester at Rodale Institute for students enrolled in the Organic Farming Certificate Program (OFCP), offered in partnership with Delaware Valley University (DelVal). Students in the Organic Farming Certificate Program will participate … Continued
Meet the veterans working at Rodale Institute this summer to gain more knowledge in organic agriculture.
Meet just some of the 2018 Organic Farming Certificate Program students, who’ll be working at Rodale Institute this summer to further their knowledge in organic agriculture.
By Neal Kerschner – Rodale Institute’s Hemp Research Enters its Second Year
Alicia Leone is a graduate of the Organic Farming Certificate Program (OFCP). After completing the program in May 2018, she returned home to Block Island, a part of Rhode Island. There she resides with her husband and son, Axel, and … Continued
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
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