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!
Organic pink lady apples being cored, sliced, soaked in citric acid and placed on trays to be dried…
in our fancy food dehydrators donated by manufacturer Excalibur!
Here we have some peewee kiwis – a long way away from harvest, but cute nonetheless.
Dr. Karreman and his family came out on the hottest day of the year so far to paint trailers used to transport hogs when it’s too dangerous or far for them to walk on their own.
A pretty pink pig on one side…
and some fabulous flora on the other!
Dr. Karremen’s daugher, Emily, poses next to her fine handiwork. The pigs thank you, Emily, for their beautified hog habitat!
On another sweltering summer day, concrete was poured to rebuild the wall in front of the lunchroom.
Mike and Matt cement their friendship.
James Burkholder, an Organic Valley co-op farmer-owner, needed help transitioning his cows from conventional to organic, so the Institute offered our certified organic pastures for his then-conventional cows to graze on while they transitioned. Here they are now, looking happier than… well, there’s nothing happier than organic cows!
Demonstration garden intern Taylor in her natural habitat – weeding away!
Don’t forget… Show your organic love!