Rodale Institute is seeking a motivated intern to assist the communications department during the Fall 2016 semester. Applicants should have strong interest in communications including writing, event-planning, multimedia, digital communications or graphic design. Interest or knowledge in organic agriculture, the environment, health or science is a plus but not required. (more…)
National Farmers Market Week (August 7-13, 2016) finds us at the peak of many popular summer crops’ productivity. Sweet corn, peppers, cucumbers, zucchini and, of course, tomatoes are abundant at the markets, along with more exotic options such as eggplants and tomatillos. Wherever you live, now is a great time to get to your local farmers’ market to enjoy the fresh-picked flavors of summer. (more…)
The U.S. Department of Labor reports that as of May 2010, over 20% of young veterans are unemployed. Moreover, recent data show that 45% of armed service members are from rural areas. Rodale Institute's Veteran Farmer Training Program assists veterans to start or continue farming and ranching operations in order to strengthen the American economy and provide livelihoods to our returning veterans. (more…)
Rodale Institute plans to establish satellite centers across the country. These "Regional Resource Centers" will help more farmers transition to organic operations. (more…)
The Plants Protecting Plants project is another one of Rodale Institute’s several ongoing experiments aimed at improving soil health.