It is a book that ought to be passed out to anyone and everyone who is involved with food.
I like this book as a follow-up to Michael Pollans:"The Omnivores' Dilemma", in which Mr. Pollan visits Polyface Farm.
Most of Joel Salatin's books have been aimed at small farmers or land-owners looking for an agriculture enterprise.
I first heard of Joel Salatin in Michael Pollan's excellent book, "The Omnivore's Dilemma." Curious to hear more from the horse's mouth, I bought "Holy Cows & Hog... Read morePublished 8 months ago by jamnorthwest
I wish I could visit Joel Salatin's farm. Since I can't, this is a great guide for what to look for in food to buy near me. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jasmine Tibbits
This is a must read for any aspiring small farmer or any person who cares about their food source and community.Published 20 months ago by # 10 Can
Answers several questions about farming without spending thousands on equipment. Shows how to let the animals do most of the work.Published 23 months ago by Jason Middlebrook
Salatin is, if not a holy one, then undoubtedly heavenly sent to save us from the stupidity and the chemicals some producers still calls food.Published 24 months ago by Anita Pavulane
It's great! It is very informative. He explains his beliefs about farm food vs. big chain food. He's explaination of locavore is the most detailed that I've seen and he truely... Read morePublished on February 4, 2013 by Angela Hunt
This book makes a lot of good un-common sense it should be read by every fourth grade student in this USA It is well worth every red cent and a keeper for sure 110 STARS THANKS... Read morePublished on September 4, 2012 by John Morin
I have read several of this authors books. He is wonderful in his writing and even greater for his knowledge. I wish every farmer on the planet would follow in his footsteps. Read morePublished on May 11, 2011 by Selena Ross