Rodale Institute is partnering with Stroud Water Research Center to conduct an exciting new research project focusing on linkages between agriculture, soil health and water quality. Stroud Water Research Center is an independent, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Avondale, PA. … Continued
Late September, Rodale Institute researchers Dr. Kris Nichols and Emmanuel Omondi traveled to China in hope to meet and share knowledge with local, organic farmers and researchers.
The Blooming Prairie Foundation (BPF) awarded Rodale Institute $10,000 to support the “Nutritive Quality Assessment of Organically and Conventionally Grown Oats” project.
The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) has awarded a $14,991 grant to Rodale Institute. Requested by Gladis Zinati, Rodale Institute Associate Research Scientist, this grant will fund the project “Field Evaluation of Designed Compost Extracts for Organic Weed Suppression” beginning … Continued
Earlier this year, Rodale Institute received a $98,036 grant from the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation to support the Institute’s Farming Systems Trial (FST)®.
Last month, the Rodale Institute was awarded a $15,000 Northeast Sustainable Agriculture and Research Partnership Grant to begin Bat Research for Organic Insect Pest Management. The two year project titled “Investigating Bat Activity in Various Agricultural Landscapes to Develop Organic … Continued
On October 7, Rodale Institute graduated fourteen volunteers from its inaugural Master Composter program. This class series was designed to train individuals from the community into composting and waste educators. Rodale Institute’s Compost Production Specialist, Rick Carr, taught the program … Continued
By Peggy Miars, OMRI Executive Director/CEO A number of people have told me that they believe strongly in organic ideologies, but not in certified organic food. I can certainly understand that perspective, but I get frustrated when I hear questions … Continued
Every Friday we share some snaps from our 333-acres in Kutztown, PA. Our photographers? The staff members who keep this farm chugging along. Enjoy a sneak peek at what’s going on here at Rodale Institute! Everyone on staff is pitching … Continued
Sweet Treats from our Trees By Sabrina Mastronardo, Communications Intern Our maple trees have been on the farm for years. They’ve shaded the staff and animals in the summer, protected our streams, and added to the biodiversity of Rodale Institute. But … Continued