News & People

Find out which foods contain the most bugs and how to avoid eating them.
You won't be questioning organic after reading this list.
Meet six young horticulturists who are helping to shape how America gardens.
Maria Rodale explains the personal impact of the book "Self-Sufficient Life" by John Seymour.
Writing in 1948, J.I. Rodale discusses the growing organic movement and its practices, setting it at odds with the status quo of the day.
That flat of petunias at the garden center may come with a chemical catch.
When we said organic, we meant local, healthful, and just.
Breeding vegetables for better flavor.
The latest organic foods study focuses on nutrition—but that’s just a small part of the story.
Ethne Clarke's Editor's Letter, December/January 2011
Ethne Clarke's Editor's Letter, February/March 2014
Ethne Clarke's Editor's Letter, April/May 2014
Take a tour of three urban farms in Brooklyn.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants you to know your farmer—and be able to find him on a map.
The Farmer-Veteran Coalition helps train returning soldiers to be the next generation of farmers.
A video visit with the Vetri Foundation at Cristo Rey High School
Climate change is bringing milder winters—plus other, less-welcome changes.
A farmer and distinguished writer explains why it is vital that we understand where and how our food is produced.
Who was the man behind the Leopold Bench?
Maria Rodale publishes a passionate defense of organic growing.