Farm-to-table dinner raids and government attacks on small farmers – AKA why we need the Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund

Farm-to-table dinner raids and government attacks on small farmers – AKA why we need the Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund

It’s no secret that I’m passionate about local, sustainable food and humane animal agriculture. I’ve posted about local farms, I’ve talked about my own foibles with gardening and raising chicks, I’ve interviewed sustainable agriculture legend Joel Salatin, Jimmy and I even pulled up roots and moved to the middle of nowhere with the intention of […]

Practical tips for living sustainably: an interview with Joel Salatin (part 5 of 5)

Practical tips for living sustainably: an interview with Joel Salatin (part 5 of 5)

In part 1 of this 5-part video interview series, we heard a short history of Polyface farms and its’ owner Joel Salatin. In part 2, Joel talked about the issue of “real food” education and whether we should really try to convert everyone. In part 3, we asked the big question – isn’t this whole […]

Caring for the land: an interview with Joel Salatin (part 4 of 5)

Caring for the land: an interview with Joel Salatin (part 4 of 5)

In part 1 of this 5-part video interview series, we heard a short history of Polyface farms and its’ owner Joel Salatin. In part 2, Joel talked about the issue of “real food” education and whether we should really try to convert everyone. In part 3, we asked the big question – isn’t this whole […]

Food independence or elitism? An interview with Joel Salatin (part 3 of 5)

Food independence or elitism? An interview with Joel Salatin (part 3 of 5)

In part 1 of this 5-part video interview series, we heard a short history of Polyface farms and its’ owner Joel Salatin. In part 2, Joel talked about the issue of “real food” education and whether we should really try to convert everyone. In this video: The big question – isn’t this whole sustainable food […]

Real food education: an interview with Joel Salatin (part 2 of 5)

Real food education: an interview with Joel Salatin (part 2 of 5)

In part 1 of this 5-part video interview series, we asked the question, who is Joel Salatin? We heard his thoughts on accidental activism, his personal history of farming (his family’s history in central America, how he got Polyface Farms started, and more). He also talked about new ideas for Polyface, and what may be […]