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.

“Farming Is Who I Am”

Niman Ranch Farmer Tim Roseland is welcoming the next generation back to his farm, spreading his family’s tradition for sustainable and humane farming practices.

Farming Better Isn’t Enough: We Need to Protect Land

Niman Ranch farmers Jan and Steve Petersen are breaking beyond what it typically means to be a farmer, inspiring conservation and sustainable practices in their community.

To Change Agribusiness, “We’ve Got To Do it With the Farmer”

This week on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Jim Perdue, the Chairman and Advertising Spokesman of Perdue Farms, talks with Danielle while at the 20th Annual Niman Ranch Hogfarmer Appreciation Weekend.

“Everybody Should Be a Farmer,” Says Paul Willis

On Food Talk, Paul Willis, founder of Niman Ranch Pork Company, and Elle Gadient, intern at Niman Ranch, talk about their love for humanely treated, free-range pigs and the farmers that raise them.

Farming Mentorships Key to Cultivating Next Generation and Beyond

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

Farming Sustainably “Is a Responsibility Not to Be Taken Lightly”

Adair Crowe describes his love for farming, his responsibility to promote sustainability, and his changing community around Crowe Family Farms.

To Cultivate a New Generation of Farmers, “We Need to Open Up to Young Folks”

Ron Mardesen describes his family’s story, his changing community, and his vision for the future of A Frame Acres – led by the next generation.

Farming Sustainably is the Key to “Ensure that the Farm Will be Here for our Children”

Niman Ranch farmers Paul and Andrea Brown find traditional, sustainable hog raising in the key to cultivating generations of family farming.

New Documentary “Eating Animals” Explores Effects of Factory Farming

“Eating Animals,” a new documentary directed by Christopher Quinn, explores the economic, environmental, and health impacts of factory farming and its far-reaching effects on consumers, small farmers, and animals.