Iowa’s Gibralter Farms Named Niman Ranch Sustainable Farm of the Year

November 18, 2021 Niman Ranch

Niman Ranch, the leading natural meat brand renowned for its humanely raised products, recognized the Gilbert family of Iowa Falls, Iowa as their 2021 Sustainable Farm of the Year. This accolade honors the Gilberts for their continual pursuit of conserving land, waterways and biodiversity as well as for their efforts to support and encourage independent, diversified farms.

One Million Dollars in Grants and Scholarships Keep Young Farmers on the Land through Niman Ranch Next Generation Foundation

October 25, 2021 Niman Ranch

This year, the Niman Ranch Next Generation Foundation, the philanthropic arm of sustainable and humane meat leader Niman Ranch, awarded over $170,000 in scholarships and grants to 39 young farmers and future rural leaders from nine states

One Million Dollars in Grants and Scholarships Keep Young Farmers on the Land through Niman Ranch Next Generation Foundation

October 1, 2021 Niman Ranch

This year, the Niman Ranch Next Generation Foundation, the philanthropic arm of sustainable and humane meat leader Niman Ranch, awarded over $170,000 in scholarships and grants to 39 young farmers and future rural leaders from nine states. With this most recent round of giving, the Foundation has distributed over one million dollars through 363 scholarships and grants since 2006 when the program was started. Recipients use these funds to defray the cost of higher education or invest in getting started on the farm, helping more young farmers stay on the land and support their rural communities.

Small Family Farmers Generate More than 50% More Economic Value for Local Economy, Report Reveals

September 3, 2021 Niman Ranch

Niman Ranch generates more than 50% more economic value for the local economy than the conventional hog industry, per 100,000 hogs sold, a new economic impact analysis revealed.

Perdue Farms Wins Diversity Impact Award for Top 25 Employee Resource Group

August 16, 2021 Perdue Farms

Perdue Farms is excited to announce that its Groundbreaking Associate Inclusion Network (GAIN) won the 2021 Diversity Impact Awards™ in the Top 25 Employee Resource Group (ERG) Award category. GAIN’s mission is to foster a sense of belonging for all associates of color at Perdue. This is the second consecutive Diversity Impact Awards™ win for Perdue, which last year received recognition for its Day of Understanding.