Michael Lupacchino is an Army and Coast Guard veteran with a combined 16 years of service. Lupacchino served four years with the Coast Guard as an electronic technician. After leaving the Coast Guard in 1998, he used his G.I. Bill … Continued
future organic farmer
Brandin Pinion is an Army veteran and our newest participant in the Veteran Farmer Training Program (VFTP) at Rodale Institute. Brandin grew up in McMinnville, Oregon where he would often help on his family farm. He then enlisted in the … Continued
In 2014, St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm was established on the Anderson Campus of St. Luke’s Hospital. This farm provides interns, students and veterans with unique farm-to-hospital setting to learn about careers in organic agriculture
Rodale Institute offers an educational and hands-on opportunity for interns to learn and practice the fundamental principles of organic plant cultivation and garden maintenance.
Rodale Institute has the opportunity to work with many different students and interns from all over the world. Many of our interns continue onto successful careers in organic agriculture, taking with them the insightful knowledge they learned while working on … Continued