• Organic Farming Certificate Program Profile: Dave Heilman - Duration: 2 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 2 weeks ago
    Rodale Institute and Delaware Valley University created the 36-credit, one-year Organic Farming Certificate Program to prepare students to enter the rapidly-growing organic industry. Organic Farmin...
  • Roller Crimper - Duration: 2 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    Alfred Grand, an organic farmer in Austria, putting his no-till roller crimper to work. Organic no-till helps increase soil organic matter and promote soil health. Learn about Organic No-Till at ro...
  • Rodale Institute's Veteran Farmer Training Program: Bernie - Duration: 61 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    Rodale Institute's Veteran Farmer Training Program is open to any honorably discharged, military veteran who is passionate about learning about organic agriculture. Bernie is a 2018 participant in ...
  • Organic Farmers Association in Washington, D.C. - Duration: 3 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    Hear from Organic Farmers Association Governing Council member Joannee Debruhl from Stone Coop Farm in Michigan about her experience at OFA’s first Annual Meeting and Lobby Day in Washington, D.C. ...
  • Earth Day 2018 - Duration: 49 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    Join Rodale Institute to celebrate Earth Day by volunteering at our organic research farm! Begin with a tour of the farm, followed by a few farm activities to help prepare for the upcoming growing ...
  • Webinar: Pastured Pork Production - Duration: 1 hour.

    • 3 months ago
    Originally aired February 14, 2018 | The webinar presents an opportunity for interested farmers to learn how to integrate a pastured hog operation into their farm and ask questions.
  • Seeding in the Greenhouse - Duration: 55 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    Despite the cold weather outside, we're hard at work inside preparing for our Organic Plant Sales and the growing season.
  • Webinar: Soil Health and Organic Production - Duration: 57 minutes.

    • 5 months ago
    Originally Aired November 8, 2017 | Learn the results of the Rodale Institute’s research over the past several decades that can help organic farmers improve their farming systems and that show the ...
  • Organic Farming Program Receives USDA Grant - Duration: 69 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    Rodale Institute and Delaware Valley University are honored to accept the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food...
  • Rodale Institute Garden Store - Duration: 2 minutes, 28 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    Rodale Institute Garden Store, located on the farm, carries a wide selection of books, gardening and kitchen needs, apparel, and specialty foods and organic treats; and is the main location of ann...
  • Regenerative Health Institute - Duration: 2 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    Regenerative Healthcare is true health, rather than disease-based, care. We train physicians and healthcare professionals that food is
    medicine and promote a predominantly whole food, organic,
  • Change Lives This Holiday Season - Duration: 3 minutes, 54 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    Will you help put healthy food on more families' tables? Visit give.rodaleinstitute.org.
  • Rodale Institute's Veteran Farmer Training Program - Duration: 39 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    To all veterans, Rodale Institute thanks you for your service. We would like to recognize the veterans who have chosen to continue their service through the path of organic farming. Learn more abo...
  • ASC Shares - Duration: 90 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    Agriculture Supported Communities (ASC) is a farm share program where every member’s dollar makes them a stakeholder and a part of the farm itself. Members receive a seasonal “share” of organic pro...
  • Webinar: Growing with Healthy Soil Biology - Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes.

    • 8 months ago
    Originally Aired August 9, 2017 | Healthy soil provides a foundation for all agricultural production systems, and regenerative practices are used to build and strengthen that foundation. In this We...
  • OPA Award Winner Tom Beddard - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 9 months ago
    Rodale Institute's annual Organic Pioneer Awards honor individuals who led the way in growing the organic industry. This year's organic farmers recipient was Tom Beddard of Lady Moon Farms. Honoree...
  • OPA Award Winner Jessika Greendeer - Duration: 7 minutes, 39 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    Rodale Institute's annual Organic Pioneer Awards honor individuals who led the way in growing the organic industry. Jessica Greendeer, a graduate of Delaware University’s Organic Farming Certificat...
  • Organic Apple Festival - Duration: 79 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    Every September, Rodale Institute is proud to offer the option for families to pick their own apples in our organic orchard. Along with apple picking, we encourage visitors to shop from organic ven...
  • Webinar: Growing Nutrient Dense Vegetables - Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes.

    • 11 months ago
    Originally aired May 10, 2017 | This webinar will introduce agricultural methods that can be used to increase the nutrient densities of vegetables, how this can be measured in the field, and what i...
  • Organic Farmers Association - Duration: 100 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Organic Farmers Association. For Organic Farmers. By Organic Farmers.

    Join the Organic Farmers Association for research and education, networking opportunities, and a voice on policy issues affect...
  • Rodale Institute's High Residue Cultivator - Duration: 108 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    An innovative tractor-mounted implement called a high residue cultivator is utilized as a “rescue” response to manage weeds in a rotational no-till system. The high residue cultivator has coulters ...
  • Rainfall Simulator Compares Soil Health - Duration: 77 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    The rainfall simulator is a great tool that demonstrates runoff generation, infiltration rates and topsoil loss. This trial simulates the effects an inch of rainfall has on three surface soil sampl...
  • Meet a Future Organic Farmer: Hendro Trihatmojo, Indonesia - Duration: 7 minutes, 14 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Hendro Trihatmojo, a 2017 Agriculture Supported Communties intern and MESA exchange candidate, came from Indonesia to learn sustainable agricultural practices here at the Rodale Institute.
  • Rodale Institute's Vegetable Systems Trial - Duration: 72 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Rodale Institute's Dr. Andrew Smith, introduces the Vegetable Systems Trial (VST), a long-term side-by-side comparison of biologically-based organic and chemically-based conventional vegetable prod...
  • Isabel Buenaga Volunteer - Duration: 68 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Meet Isabel, a student who's been volunteering at the farm. Like most nonprofits we rely on volunteers to help us carry out our important work. If your interested in volunteering check out RodaleIn...
  • Compost Science Webinar 2017 - Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    Originally aired March 8, 2017 | Composting is both an art and a science. For some, composting is a passion and an emotional experience, but often when we start thinking emotionally we stop thinkin...
  • Shelby Dukes (Animal Husbandry Coordinator) - Duration: 2 minutes, 28 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Taking care of the animals is a difficult task but no one does it better than Shelby Dukes, our Animal Husbandry Coordinator.
  • Feeding the Animals - Duration: 51 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Even our animals eat organic!
  • Jeff Gauger Volunteer - Duration: 70 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Meet Jeff who's been volunteering at the farm for the past year. Like most nonprofits we rely on volunteers to help us carry out our important work. If your interested in volunteering check out htt...
  • Mike Horvath Volunteer - Duration: 61 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Meet Mike who's been volunteering at the farm for the past 6 years. Like most nonprofits we rely on volunteers to help us carry out our important work! If your interested in volunteering check out ...
  • Seeding with GiGi - Duration: 3 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    With the growing season approaching it's time to start preparing your plants. GiGi, our garden intern, goes over the seeding process as we get ready for Spring.
  • Winter Composting - Duration: 80 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    There's no bad time to compost! Here's Rodale Institute Compost Production Specialist Rick Carr's five tips for proper winter composting. For more information about Rodale Institute's composting, v...
  • Bats: An Organic Farmer's Friend - Duration: 79 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Rodale Institute Researcher Kate Harms is studying bats in order to conserve decreasing populations and utilize the creatures for pest management.
  • Nutrient Density Analysis Research - Duration: 3 minutes, 38 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    In this video, Research Technician Marisa Wagner guides us through the intricate process of collecting soil cores for analysis in Rodale Institute's Nutrient Density Analysis Project.

    This materia...
  • Rodale Institute: Organic Pioneers Since 1947 - Duration: 4 minutes, 16 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Rodale Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research, education and outreach.

    For seventy years, we’ve been researching the best practices of organic ...
  • Rodale Institute Weddings - Duration: 3 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    Come celebrate with us!
    Our farm is home to some of the most breathtaking venues on Earth. Our diverse wildlife, blooming vegetation and historic locales are unmatched, and will surely make for a w...
  • Organic Farming Certificate Program - Duration: 5 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    The Organic Farming Certificate Program is Rodale Institute and Delaware Valley University's 36-credit certificate program focusing on organic agriculture. The one-year curriculum combines classroo...
  • Plants Protecting Plants Video - Duration: 4 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Dr. Kris Nichols, Chief Scientist at Rodale Institute, gives us a quick peak at one of our soil health projects: "Plants Protecting Plants." Take a look!
  • Veteran's Voice Radio Interview - Duration: 22 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    In his interview with WFYL's Veteran's Voice, Rodale Institute's Veteran Farming Program Coordinator, Justin Barclay, speaks a bit about veteran farming opportunities on the farm. Check it out!
  • Rodale Insitute Organic Hog Facility - Duration: 5 minutes, 1 second.

    • 2 years ago
    The Rodale Institute Organic Hog Facility opened in 2015 as a scalable model for farmers who want to begin similar pastured pork projects. In this innovative facility, we demonstrate how to increas...
  • Walk for an Organic Planet - A Short Film - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    In October 2014, 'Coach' Mark Smallwood, executive director of Rodale Institute, walked 162 miles from the Institute's research farm in Kutztown, Pennsylvania to Washington, D.C. to hand deliver th...
  • Trailer: Rodale Institute's Walk for an Organic Planet - Duration: 112 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Trailer for the short film, "Rodale Institute's Walk for an Organic Planet." In October 2014, 'Coach' Mark Smallwood, executive director of Rodale Institute, walked 162 miles from the Institute's ...
  • Day 16: Walk for an Organic Planet - Duration: 112 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Watch Coach and his team from the Institute on the concluding day of the Walk for an Organic Planet as they reach Washington, D.C. where they meet with USDA. Coach presents the Institute's paper on...
  • Day 15: Walk for an Organic Planet - Duration: 88 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    On the last night of the Walk for an Organic Planet, Coach gives his update from the living wall in front of the wellness-themed Even Hotel in Rockville Md. The Walk is raising money for new resear...
  • Day 14: Walk for an Organic Planet - Duration: 5 minutes, 53 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Coach started a community garden over 5 years ago on an abandoned baseball field in Baltimore City. He is pleasantly surprised to find out that it's now a full fledged city farm, thanks to a good f...
  • Day 13: Walk for an Organic Planet - Duration: 3 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Coach meets with his old friend, Gino Troia, owner of Grano Emporio in Baltimore, MD. Gino shares his thoughts on the new 'farm to table' movement.
  • Day 12: Walk for an Organic Planet - Duration: 9 minutes, 33 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Coach visits Baltimore's Farmer Market under Jones Falls Expressway, then tours Big City Farms at both of their locations.
  • Day 11: Walk for an Organic Planet - Duration: 4 minutes, 18 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Coach visits the Westminster Farmers Market where he talks with B'More Dills, Baltimore pickle makers. Next he visits the 'Shoppers' grocery store where he meets the produce manager.
  • Day 10: Walk for an Organic Planet - Duration: 4 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Coach visits Spoutwood Farm where he meets with York County Commissioner Doug Hoke to share how we can reverse climate change through regenerative organic agriculture.
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