veteran organic farming

Next Generation of Organic Farmers: Lyndsey & Chuck

After serving in the U.S. Military, Lyndsey and Chuck wanted to pursue a career in helping people. They both seemed a career that was just as rewarding as the their previous positions. Rodale Institute’s Veterans Farming Training Program assists veterans interested in organic agriculture ensure … Continued

Next Generation of Organic Farmers: Carla, Doug, Amory

The U.S. Department of Labor reports that as of May 2010, over 20% of young veterans are unemployed. Moreover, recent data show that 45% of armed service members are from rural areas. Rodale Institute’s Veteran Farmer Training Program assists veterans to start … Continued

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 open to anyone interested in organic agriculture. The one-year curriculum will combine classroom courses on animal science, marketing, vegetable production, organic crop science, entomology, … Continued