8 Ways to Fight Climate Change with Soil Health

Healthy soils are one of the most potent tools for mitigating climate change. Don’t believe it? “Increasing the carbon content of the world’s soils by just a few parts per […] The post 8 Ways to Fight Climate Change with Soil Health appeared first on Rodale Institute.

Why Join the Organic Farming Certificate Program?

“I’ve always wanted to be a farmer,” said Dave Heilman, “so this is a job of a lifetime.” Heilman is a graduate of the Organic Farming Certificate Program, a yearlong […] The post Why Join the Organic Farming Certificate Program? appeared first on Rodale Institute.

Food as Medicine: Where Soil Health Meets Human Health

This post was originally published on this siteAre the foods you eat improving your health or causing you harm? And what does soil health have to do with it? In a new film produced by PBS, connect […] The post Food as Medicine: Where Soil Health Meets Human Health appeared first on Rodale Institute.

The Unexpected Benefits of Carbon Farming

This post was originally published on this siteRegenerative organic agriculture goes beyond sustainable to improve soil health, animal welfare, and social fairness in farm systems. Importantly, regenerative practices also have huge potential to capture carbon from the […] The post The Unexpected Benefits of Carbon Farming appeared first on Rodale Institute.

Paper Shows Current Food Production Nutritionally Inadequate

This post was originally published on this siteYou’ve heard it before: In order to feed a growing global population, we need to produce more food. Conventional methods and GMO crops are often touted as the solution to […] The post Paper Shows Current Food Production Nutritionally Inadequate appeared first on Rodale Institute.

Veteran Builds a Farm Sanctuary for Those in Need

This post was originally published on this siteBilly Vaughan, a retired Marine Captain with 21 years’ experience spanning 10 total deployments, recently pivoted to a new career: organic farming. Vaughan and his wife purchased 66 acres in […] The post Veteran Builds a Farm Sanctuary for Those in Need appeared first on Rodale Institute.