Farm Photo Friday: June 27, 2014


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!

How does an herb enthusiast propose to his girlfriend?

“Will you rosemarry me?”

Last week’s hard work paid off! The wall is finished and is looking very sturdy.

Zorro chowing down on the job, because chowing down on grass is his job.

Research intern Rae and volunteers weed one of the test crop areas. They are experimenting with brown marmorated stink bug management. The pepper plants in the middle plots are typically preyed upon by the invasive sting bug species, however, in this plot, they have planted two trap crops (sorghum and sunflowers) to see if the stink bugs will instead be attracted to them and leave the pepper plants alone.

One of these things is not like the others…

Why mow your front yard when you can grow vegetables on it instead? Farmscaping at its finest.

ASC interns Olivia and Kathline harvest some beautiful rainbow chard. Hopefully they don’t get charred by the hot sun today.

Kathline showing this chard who’s in chardge.

Demo Garden intern Taylor likes to live life on the edge… when she’s edging beds in the Demo Garden, of course.

 

Don’t forget… Show your organic love!

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