Three organizations have partnered in the development of Agripath, a project which will test the effectiveness of digital, in-person, and hybrid extension services across five countries over five years.
A Farmers’ Network Offers Sound Business Advice—and Community
After inheriting his family’s deep respect for the land and animals, Jake Beeler faced financial hardship and struggled to maintain his farm. But a network of family farmers has helped him develop a sustainable business.
A Network for Independent Family Farmers: “It’s Like a Family”
Niman Ranch’s network allows farmers to maintain their independence while receiving critical resources and support.
A Market for Small-Scale Hog Farmers to Thrive
In central Iowa, small-scale hog farmer Travis Flaherty takes pride in raising his animals more sustainably, allowing them to exhibit their natural behaviors.
With a Guaranteed Market for their Hogs, Farmers Don’t Need to “Get Big or Get Out”
When fifth generation farmer Joe Mickelson transitioned to small-scale diversification, he discovered that raising pigs in the open air was a new—and much more enjoyable—experience.
Farming Must Be Economically Sustainable
For Mindy and Drew Duff, sustainability also means being able to keep farming in the family.
World Central Kitchen Documentary Shines a Spotlight on Chef José Andrés
A new documentary, We Feed People, shows the evolution of international food relief nonprofit, World Central Kitchen.
For a Hog Farmer in Iowa, Staying Small Isn’t Easy
The Kenyons knew they needed to find a stable market that would allow them to raise their hogs humanely and sustainably.
Vital Farms: “We’re aligned around something much bigger than selling eggs”
At the Future of Food @ SXSW, Jennifer Gregg says companies need to ask what crew members need and rally behind it, rather than telling them what they need.
The Next Generation of Hog Farming: “I’d Rather Be the Best Farmer than the Biggest Farmer”
Carlson Family Farm gives their hogs plenty of time outdoors so they have the freedom to move and express their natural habits.