Paul Willis

Farmer, Niman Ranch

As a fourth-generation hog farmer from Iowa, Paul is dedicated to promoting animal welfare, stewardship of the land, and sustainable farming methods both on his own farm and in the food system. Niman Ranch, a leader in humanely and sustainably raised pork, beef, and lamb, sells to grocery stores and restaurants around the nation. With a focus on sustainable practices and fair pay to the family farmers who supply their meats, Niman Ranch has grown into a network of more than 740 family farmers supplying meat that is free of antibiotics, hormones, and certified humane.