4.04.10 Lecture 2 Joel Salatin Big Apple
THE SHEER ECSTASY OF BEING A LUNATIC FARMER:
In this mischievous lecture, Joel Salatin compares the industrial global food paradigm with the heritage local food paradigm. Using hilarious stories from his family's Polyface Farm experience, Salatin examines the contrast on many different levels: fertility, carbon cycling, energy use, relationships, marketing, and spirit. If you ever wondered: "What's really the difference between pastured poultry and Tyson's"?--now you'll know.
Bio: Joel Salatin is an American farmer, lecturer, and author whose books include You Can Farm and Salad Bar Beef. Salatin raises livestock using holistic methods of animal husbandry, free of potentially harmful chemicals, on his Polyface Farm in Swoope, Virginia. Salatin's 550-acre farm is featured prominently in Michael Pollan's book, The Omnivores Dilemma, and the documentary film, FRESH.
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