Joel Salatin and his family own and operate Polyface Farm, arguably the nation's most famous farm since it was profiled in Michael Pollan's New York Times bestseller, The Omnivore's Dilemma and two subsequent documentaries, Food, Inc., and Fresh. An accomplished author and public speaker, Salatin has authored seven books. Recognition for his ecological and local-based farming advocacy includes an honorary doctorate, the Heinz Award, and many leadership awards.
I have always enjoyed reading things from Joel and this book is no different. The ideals and the way of life in his books paints a picture of the world living together, in a... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Christopher
I want to farm and this book just confirmed all the reasons I want to and why we all should. Love the book. Easy read. The facts are what's hard to swallow. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Deneen Morrison Bey
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 13 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 14 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 on July 7, 2013 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 on April 14, 2013 by Kindle Customer
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 on April 4, 2013 by Anita Pavulane