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
By Andrew Dohner, Rodale Institute Livestock Specialist It is important that you know exactly what preparations need to be taken into consideration when jumping into small scale pastured poultry. As you work out your livestock plan and, later, when your … Continued
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