Since meatpacking plants closed in response to COVID-19 outbreaks, hog farmers are trying to figure out what that means for them.
As a Niman Ranch farmer, Shalen DeBrower highlights how meaningful it is to be a part of a farming community while promoting sustainability.
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.
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.
Food Tank speaks with Thomas Parsons, a Niman Ranch member, about his role as a young farmer and advocating for a sustainable food system worldwide from his family’s ranch in southeastern Kansas.
For this month’s Farmer Friday, we talk with Richard Hamilton from Hamilton Brothers Farm about multigenerational farming, sustainable ranching, and partnering with Niman Ranch.
Aja Yasir fights to produce good food and good mental health on her regenerative urban farm in a food desert in Gary, Indiana. The city doesn’t like the use of woodchips on her lawn and is threatening to end Yasir’s family’s multigenerational farming history.
At Niman Ranch, keeping the family farming tradition alive takes anything but stagnation: General Manager Jeff Tripician describes the farming network’s evolution to better support farming families, young farmers, and rural communities.