Philip and Dee Horst-Landis of Sweet Stem Farm

Published Feb 05

With life-long devotions to farming, Philip and Dee Horst-Landis both have an enduring affection for animals that is central to the way they raise their cattle, pigs, and sheep in Pennsylvania’s Lancaster County.

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Jason Diestel of Diestel Turkey Ranch

Published Feb 02

Nestled in California’s Sierra Nevada foothills, Diestel Turkey Ranch has been the home to turkeys since 1949. Today, 6 farms have been certified to Step 3 and 1 has achieved the highest Step rating—Step 5+.

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Blake Evans of Crystal Lake Farms

Published Jan 04

Certified at Step 4, this free-range farm, operated by Blake Evans, thrives on a genuine enthusiasm to raise a unique bird and a sincere commitment to improving animal well-being.

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Will Harris of White Oak Pastures

Published Jan 01

White Oak Pastures is certified to Step 5+ for cattle, chickens, turkeys, and pigs. Learn more about Will Harris and the story of White Oak Pastures

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Paul Willis of Niman Ranch Pork

Published Dec 31

Manager of Niman Ranch Pork Company, community advocate, sustainability expert, owner and operator of Willis Free Ranch Pig Farm, Global Animal Partnership Board member, and Step-rated farmer, Paul Willis shares his story.

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Dan Probert of Country Natural Beef

Published Dec 31

Meet Dan Probert—owner of Probert Ranch, former Executive Director of Country Natural Beef, member of Global Animal Partnership’s Board of Directors, and Step-rated rancher.

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Leonard Hoover of FreeBird

Published Dec 31

In the heart of the rolling Pennsylvania Dutch countryside sits LenRose Poultry Farm, owned and managed by Leonard Hoover, FreeBird’s top producer.

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