veterans organic farming


Field Trip to the Seed Farm

Students in the Organic Farming Certificate Program and Veteran Farmer Training Program spent the afternoon learning about the Seed Farm in Emmaus PA, a non-profit, incubator-farm model. An incubator farm is where beginner farmers can rent small to large portions … Continued

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 desired a career that was just as rewarding as their previous positions. Rodale Institute’s Veteran Farmer Training Program assists veterans interested in organic agriculture ensure that … 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

Rodale Institute Announces Three New Staff Members

Contact: Aaron Kinsman Office: 610-683-1427 Mobile: 215-589-2490 aaron.kinsman@rodaleinstitute.org (Kutztown, PA, April 21, 2015) Rodale Institute, a non-profit dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research and outreach, today announced the addition of three new employees: Dr. Vijay Bhosekar, Director of Scientific … Continued