Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Joel Salatin: folks this ain´t normal

Someone with great ideas and actions,... http://www.polyfacefarms.com

His books:

Books By Joel Salatin

Family Friendly Farmingfamily_friendly_farming c Joel calls this his soul book.  Right now, four generations live at Polyface.  That requires vision, grace, and an attractive farming and business model.  The subtitle, “A Multigenerational Home-Based Business Testament” delineates the far-reaching implications discussed in these pages. It’s … Read morePastured Poultry Profitspasture_poultry_profits c Joel began raising chickens when he was 10 years old and serendipitously fell into the pastured poultry concept a couple of years later when a pair of unused portable rabbit runs became available.  Still the centerpiece of the farm, and …Read more
The Sheer Ecstasy of Being a Lunatic FarmerSheer Ecstacy c Have you ever wondered: “So what really is the difference, anyway? Can there really be that much difference between the way two farmers operate? After all, a cow is a cow and the land is the land, isn’t it?” This … Read more
Holy Cows & Hog HeavenHCHH Written for food buyers to empower them in their dedication to food with integrity, this book changes people’s lives.  Farmers who give it to their customers say that folks who have read it have a new level of understanding and a … Read more
Everything I want to do is Illegal everythingWar Stories from the Local Food Front Although Polyface farm has been glowingly featured in countless national print and video media, it would not exist if the USDA and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services had their way.  … Read more
Fields of FarmersCover--Fields of Farmers thumbnail2 America’s average farmer is sixty years old. When young people can’t get in, old people can’t get out. Approaching a watershed moment, our culture desperately needs a generational transfer of millions of farm acres facing abandonment, development, or amalgamation into … Read more
You Can Farmyou_can_farm cFor all the wannabes and newbies, this book is subtitled:  “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Start and Succeed in a Farming Enterprise.”  A veritable compendium of information, Joel pulls from his eclectic sphere of knowledge, combines it with a half century …Read more
Folks, This Ain’t NormalFolks this aint normal C Joel’s newest book was released on October 10, 2011. FOLKS,THIS AIN’T NORMAL is written in Salatin’s entertaining and informative style that reflects his dirt-under- the- fingernails experience punctuated with mischievious humor , and yet it’s a serious look at our … Read more

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