Organic Food

4 Ways to Support Farm-to-School Policies

by Chelsey Simpson, communications manager for the National Farm to School Network Tomorrow marks the beginning of National Farm to School Month. For the next 31 days, schools across the country will celebrate the local products in their lunch offerings, the gardens in their schoolyards, and the food and agriculture education offered in their classrooms. […]

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6 Fun Ways to Celebrate Apple Season

by the Rodale’s team Apple season is now in full swing, and we’re ready to celebrate! Ready to get in on the fun, but want to do more than just bake another apple pie? Here are 6 fun (and somewhat unique) ways to get the most out of the most delicious time of the year. […]

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Give Me Spots on My Apples

by guest blogger “Coach” Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director Images of flawless apples seem to be an iconic representation of the fall season. They illustrate the ushering in of colder weather, the new school year, and the changing season. But, to me, these apples don’t hold any appeal. I know that those flawless apples […]

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Ode to the Apple

The apple has been around for quite a long time. Although there is debate about whether or not it really was an apple or a fig that Eve allegedly used to seduce Adam, it was definitely the apple that was painted into all those paintings depicting the fall of man—or was that just a legitimate […]

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10 Easy Back-to-School Breakfasts

With the return of school comes the age-old question, “What do you want for breakfast?” We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day—or at least it’s the first meal of the day, and the day always seems to go better when it starts with a good meal. I still remember […]

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A Yummy Supper for All

by guest blogger Erin Scott, author of Yummy Supper and food blogger When I was 6 years old, we hit the road for a weekend of camping in the Pacific Northwest near our home in Seattle. Along the way, we passed a fisherman’s crab shack on the side of the road. Before long, our appetites […]

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The Crazy New GMO About to Land on Your Plate

by Leah Zerbe, online editor for RodaleNews.com Decades ago, corporations went out on a limb trying to convince farmers and the general public to buy into a new way of farming. The sell was a hard one: They had to gain the trust of growers, persuading them to buy into the package deal to grow […]

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The Prince’s Farm: How Prince Charles Is Championing the Organic Movement

By guest blogger Peter Moore, VP/editor of Men’s Health Very early on in my stroll through the enchanting organic gardens at Highgrove—the royal residence near Tetbury, England—I felt the eyes of Prince Charles upon me. And not just two pair of eyes: There were eight of them! In turn, those eyeballs were kindly, stern, engaging, […]

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