Mike and Deb Hansen started their Central Wisconsin farm, Gifts from the Good Earth, in 1995. Their goals for their farm revolved around environmental, economic and social sustainability. As demand for their organic, humanely raised meat products grew, they developed partnerships with four other farms to create a company called Good Earth Farms in 2005. Their first partnership was with two skilled Amish poultry farmers, followed by agreements with pork and beef producers. These five farms sell nearly all of their certified organic meat products through the Good Earth Farms website.