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Veterans and Interns Attend Frecon Farms Workshop

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 of the family history and business followed by a tour of the cidery. (more…)

Veterans and Students Receive Tractor Training

During the first week of their summer semester at Rodale Institute, students in the Organic Farming Certification Program participated in tractor training alongside veterans in the Veteran Farmer Training Program. The two-day course was presented by Bob Brown and Mike Farbotnik, professors from Delaware Valley University. (more…)

Organic Industry Changemakers Recognized by Rodale Institute

With the organic movement stronger than ever, Rodale Institute, the global leader in research on regenerative organic agriculture, honors three outstanding individuals for their innovations and dedication to the industry’s growth. The recipients—Mas Masumoto, William Liebhardt, and Arran Stephens—will be recognized at the 8th annual Organic Pioneer Awards at Rodale Institute on September 8th, 2018. (more…)