Family Farming

Niman Ranch Family Farmers Give Back to the Land and Their Community

In this month’s Niman Ranch Farmer Friday Feature, Food Tank talks with Chad and Tammy Ingels family about multi-generational farming, sustainable agriculture, and community engagement.

How a Land Trust in Iowa is Combatting Big Ag

The Sustainable Iowa Land Trust secures affordable land for farmers so they can grow food sustainably for generations to come.

More Than a Farmer Network, Niman Ranch Is a Family

In the 20 years since Penny and Dean Janousek became a part of the Niman Ranch network, their commitment to sustainable farming has never wavered.

New on the Podcast: Tom Philpott, food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones Magazine, discusses his new book Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It.

Author of Perilous Bounty, Tom Philpott, discusses the problems with the current state of U.S. agriculture and solutions for a resilient future.

Fair Trade Kampot Pepper Helps Cambodian Farmers and Canadian Food Banks

The 50 Million Meals Campaign is working with a collective of 400 small, organic pepper farmers in Southern Cambodia to develop a community-based, fair trade distribution system for the Kampot pepper.

Niman Ranch Farmers Raise Family to be Stewards of the Land

Niman Ranch family farmers, Brice and Melanie Hundling, offer insight into their sustainable farming.

Women Reclaim Farming in Documentary “Rise, Root, Revolution!”

Documentary exposing the history of racism and sexism in American farming features woman-led Rise & Root Farm

Through FarmLink Michigan Farmers Sell Directly to Households

The food hub West Michigan FarmLink is connecting small farmers with households in need of fresh, nutritious food.

With US$3+ Million in Grants, ReFED’s COVID-19 Fund is Saving Food Waste and Feeding People

ReFED’s COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund has awarded grants to over two dozen organizations, which collectively aim to save 50 million pounds of food over the next 90 days—enough for 41.5 million meals.

A Love for Farming that Spans Generations — And Continents

For Niman Ranch farmer Jeanne McCormack, sheep farming is not just a job but a way of life that spans generations and continents.