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Training in organic farming for vets and non-vets alike

By Pamela Macey Delaware Valley College (Del Val) and Rodale Institute have created a 36-credit certificate program aimed specifically at military veterans, but open to anyone interested in organic agriculture. The one-year curriculum will combine classroom courses on animal science, … Continued

Lehigh University Partners with Rodale Institute to Educate About Organic Gardening

(Bethlehem, PA, March 29, 2013) – Rodale Institute and Lehigh University are partnering to bring organic education to Bethlehem. Founded in 1947 by J.I. Rodale, the Rodale Institute is recognized as the birthplace of the organic movement in America. Drawing … Continued

Made in the USA: Organic cotton

By Victoria Bouloubasis With chickens grazing by his feet, Eric Henry, president of TS Designs, lifts a branch of organic cotton just plucked from the backyard garden of his T-shirt printing business. As if picked from the sky, the puffs … Continued

Antibiotic apples

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

Why Organic?

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