Dig Deeper

St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm Keeps Growing

The St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm has added variety and forged partnerships over the past year that will increase its impact on the health and wellness of the Lehigh Valley community, according to Ed Nawrocki, President, St. Luke’s Anderson Campus. (more…)

Nutrient Density Comparison

Nutrient Density Comparison Between Organic and Conventionally Grown Oats
By Marisa Wagner and Emmanuel Omondi (Ph.D.)

The Farming Systems Trial (FST) at Rodale Institute is America’s longest running side-by-side comparison of organic and conventional agriculture. FST was established in 1981 by J.I. Rodale. During its 35 years existence, FST continues to demonstrate, through scientific research data, that organic farming is superior to conventional farming with regard to building the health of the soil. (more…)