Mariah Amter
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Mariah Amter is a Research and Communications Intern with Food Tank. She holds a BA in Anthropology with a minor in Education from University of California Santa Cruz. Mariah is an AmeriCorps alumni and completed her fellowship as an outdoor educator at a high school garden and arboretum. She enjoys working with students of all ages and encouraging the development of food literacy, farm-to-school networks, and sustainable food access.

A Grandson Continues the Family Legacy at Palmquist Farms

Austin Palmquist discusses his role as a young farmer with Niman Ranch and motivation for sustainably raising 400 hogs annually in this week’s Farmer Friday feature.

Supporting the Next Generation of Farmers: Crile Farms and Niman Ranch

In this month’s Farmer Friday Feature with Niman Ranch, Raeanna Crile, a young Iowan farmer, talks family farming and her experience raising hogs at Crile Farms.

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One Generation to the Next: Hamilton Brothers Farm and Family Ranching

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