Every year, Rodale Institute celebrates the organic movement’s rich history and bright future with an annual fundraiser.

In 2020, our fundraiser will move online, reaching more of you than ever! We invite you to join us during the month of September—watch videos of our remarkable Organic Pioneer Award winners, participate in a special panel, and donate to a mission you can stand behind. Make sure to follow us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter to be a part of the celebration!

Exclusive Panel with Organic Leaders

Each year, we recognize three Organic Pioneers—and this year, you get a firsthand look into their commitment to organic. When you donate, you'll gain access to an interactive panel with our winners. It's your chance to learn from the people taking this industry by storm!

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2020 Award Winners

Tyrone B. Hayes, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley

Professor of Integrative Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Endocrinology and Molecular Toxicology, specializing in the impact of pesticides on environmental and public health.

Katherine DiMatteo

Organic sector management, policy and regulatory consultant. Previously Interim Executive Director of Pennsylvania Certified Organic and Executive Director of OTA, Katherine has been instrumental in shaping the U.S. National Organic Program.

The Lundberg Family
Lundberg Family Farms

Pioneers of American organic farming since 1937, Lundberg Family Farms grow great-tasting rice while tending to soil, air, water and wildlife as carefully as to their crops.

2020 Organic Pioneer Awards: The Past, Present and Future Of Our Movement.

This month, donate any amount and you’ll be invited to attend our exclusive virtual panel on Monday. Sep 21, at 2 PM EST.

The panel features all three OPA winners: Dr. Tyrone Hayes, Katherine DiMatteo, and Grant Lundberg. Experts in their fields, they’ll discuss how the organic industry has evolved over the years and what they believe the future holds. Jeff Moyer, CEO of Rodale Institute, is moderating the event and taking questions from you, the attendees!

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The future of organic is bright because of people like you. When you support our mission, you help farmers transition to organic, fund groundbreaking research, and empower new growers to find their passion for farming.


Become A Partner

For more information or to become a partner today, please contact Annie Brown at Annie.Brown@RodaleInstitute.org or 303-241-0282.

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