Livestock

Being a Good Farmer and Neighbor With Niman Ranch

Through sustainable practices, Niman Ranch Farmers Cody and Morgan Wickerham are farming for a better food system for today and the future.

Oxford Real Farming Conference Reaches Global Audience in 2021

The Oxford Real Farming Conference will feature internationally renowned farmers and activists on an online format in January 2021.

Bigger Is Not Always Better: Farming and Sustainability with Niman Ranch

A Niman Ranch farmer for 20 years, Dale Koestler explains what the network means to him and how it has allowed him to continue his sustainable practices even as the farming landscape changes around him.

A Veggie Burger Is Still a Burger, Says EU

Meat or not—the global meat substitute market is expected to rake in $8.1 billion by 2026.

The Chicago Meat Collective Launches Local Meat Share Program

A Chicago butcher launched a meat shares program to connect consumers to affordable, locally sourced meat.

Regenerative Organic Certification Launches to Prioritize Soil Health and Farmworker Justice in Food Products

The standards, which require more sustainable and equitable practices than many existing certifications, are based around three pillars: soil health and land management, animal welfare, and farmer and worker fairness.

How Mega-Dairy and Meat Production Are Heating Up the Planet

Shefali Sharma, director of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, talks with FoodTank about her recent report “Milking the Planet” and the impact of the dairy industry on climate change.

Meatpacking Plant Closures Create Continued Economic Hardships for Hog Farmers

Since meatpacking plants closed in response to COVID-19 outbreaks, hog farmers are trying to figure out what that means for them.

New on the Podcast: Didier Toubia on Cultivated Meat and Paula Daniels on Good Food Purchasing Policies

Didier Toubia of Aleph Farms discusses cultivated meats. Paula Daniels discusses the Center for Good Food Purchasing.

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.