Concern over antibiotics in organic apples raises serious doubts for consumers, but is anyone telling the whole story? Our orchardist hasn’t had to use antibiotics on our apple trees here at Rodale Institute, but that doesn’t mean he wouldn’t consider … Continued
An update on the brown marmorated stink bug research at Rodale Institute created for the Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) meeting, January 7, 2013.
By Susan A. Schneider, Director of LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law at Arkansas School of law and contributor to the Agricultural Law blog. As our nation grieves the losses in Newtown, Connecticut, we struggle to understand. We see … Continued
By Coach Mark Smallwood Originally appeared at www.mariasfarmcountrykitchen.com The latest media buzz over organic foods is a bit of a non-event here at the Rodale Institute. The Stanford study asks the question, “Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier than Conventional … Continued
DOYLESTOWN, Pa., — (10/1/12) — Beginning in the spring 2013 semester, Delaware Valley College, in collaboration with the Rodale Institute in Kutztown, Pa., will offer a 36-credit certificate program specifically designed for veterans interested in organic farming.
By guest blogger Marguerite Viola In February of 2011, my husband Andrew and I got on a plane headed across the ocean to begin a three-month culinary and farming adventure. The goal: Learn how to make cheese and salami by … Continued
By Amanda Kimble-Evans Turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie and cranberries. Yes, folks, cranberry seasons is here and the little fruits are flying off grocery store shelves. That is great news for our health. Cranberries are second only to blueberries for … Continued
By Amanda Kimble-Evans Ruesch Century Farm (www.organic-cranberries.com) has more than one claim to fame. They’re a 131-year old family farm that has seen four generations working the land, they were the first certified organic cranberry farm in Wisconsin, and they hand-rake … Continued
By Renee Ciulla It was a deep sense of conviction that brought me to Italy, although I couldn’t pinpoint one exact reason for being drawn here. Perhaps it was my family roots in Sicily, or a vivid childhood memory of … Continued
By Greg Bowman Originally posted on September 14, 2006 Word of mouth is still the most effective promotion—even for changing big, complex things like food systems. If you can help lead one person into the richly textured web of local, … Continued