Sustainable Hog Farming to Keep the Next Generation On the Land

On Alderland Farm in Iowa, this family of hog farmers is working to raise their livestock sustainably.

Farming Must Be Economically Sustainable

For Mindy and Drew Duff, sustainability also means being able to keep farming in the family.

Memoir Recounts Landmark Case that Helped Save Family Farmers

The book follows Sarah Vogel’s journey in the 1980s as she represented more than 245,000 farmers in a historical lawsuit that radically reformed how the USDA treats farmers.

Senator Booker’s Legislation Aims to Reform U.S. Farm Systems

Senator Booker has drawn a wide range of support from farm advocates, public health and environmental justice groups.

Why Agroecology, not Agribusiness, Will Save Our Food System

The global food system needs transforming. Family farmers can get us there, through agroecology and the equitable use of resources.

New on the Podcast: Marcus Benedetti on the Future of Dairy Farming and Robert Jones on Sustainable Aquaculture

Aquaculture expert Robert Jones of The Nature Conservancy and third-generation owner and CEO of Clover Sonoma dairy company, Marcus Benedetti discuss sustainable farming and the future of our food system.

Jim Perdue, Tom McDougall Talk Supply Chain, COVID-19

Danielle Nierenberg interviews Jim Perdue of Perdue Farms and Tom McDougall of 4P Foods.
They discuss farmers, the impact of COVID-19, and how they’re responding to the crisis.

Future Family Farmers Help Communities Grow

Niman Ranch farmers Chris and Joan Scheer of Lowden, IA are revamping generations of farming tradition: switching to sustainable practices for the sake of future generations.

“Our Motivation Wasn’t Just Organic: It Was Saving Family Farms”

On Food Talk, George Siemon, CEO of Organic Valley, talks about what drives the co-op: an exciting mission, love for organic, and care for farmers and their communities.

“I Couldn’t Think of a Reason to Not Farm Sustainably,” Says Howe

Niman Ranch farmer Steve Howe is continuing generations of pig raising, treating pigs humanely and with love.

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