Joel Salatin: Urban Survival - From GMO to a Healthy Diet and a Healthy Life

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Joel Salatin


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Jim is pleased to welcome back Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm in Virginia. Joel is a farmer, an author and a strong advocate for creating sustainable agriculture without government subsidies. Joel notes that in the last 50 years, Americans have doubled their consumption of wheat. Joel believes the obesity and diabetes epidemics, gluten intolerance and celiac disease are all the direct result of the government wading into the food arena. Salatin’s books include Everything I Want to Do is Illegal and Folks, This Ain’t Normal.

As a third generation alternative farmer, Joel returned to the farm fulltime in 1982 and continued refining and adding to his parents’ ideas. The farm services more than 3,000 families, 10 retail outlets, and 50 restaurants through on-farm sales and metropolitan buying clubs with salad bar beef, pastured poultry, eggmobile eggs, pigaerator pork, forage-based rabbits, pastured turkey and forestry products using relationship marketing.

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