Strength in Resilience: Niman Ranch Hosts Farm Families in Des Moines

Thee 21st Annual Niman Ranch Farmer Appreciation Weekend in Des Moines, IA gathered media, chefs, and nonprofits focusing on resilience for farmers.

“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.