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Sheer Ecstasy of Being a Lunatic Farmer

ISBN-10: 0963810960

ISBN-13: 9780963810960

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joel Salatin

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Joel Salatin is the most famous organic farmer in the United States, featured prominently in Michael Pollans bestseller The Omnivores Dilemma as well as in the recent documentary films Food, Inc. and Fresh.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Publisher: Polyface, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/8/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Joel Salatin is a farmer at the forefront of the trend toward local food and grass-fed meat. His Polyface Farm has been featured in Smithsonian magazine, National Geographic, Gourmet, and countless other radio, television, and print outlets. When he was profiled on the "Lives of the 21st Century" series with Peter Jennings on ABC World News, his after-broadcast chat room fielded more hits than any other segment to date. Polyface Farm achieved iconic status when it was featured in theNew York Times bestseller The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan and the award-winning film documentary, Food, Inc. Salatin is also the author of eight books, including Everything I Want to Do is Illegal, Holy Cows and Hog Heaven, and Folks, This Ain't Normal.

Acknowledgements
Letter to Joel from Wendell Berry
Introduction
Nurture the Earth
Growing Soil
Grass Farmer
Small is Okay
Crooked Fences
Water Massage
Toxin Free
Produce Food and Fiber
Growing Stuff to Eat
Land Exercise
Normal Food
Respect for Life
Pigness of Pigs
Portable Infrastructure
Pathogen Cul-de-sacs
Sensually Romantic
Less Machinery
Nativized Genetics
Artistry and Microsites
Honest Pricing
Promote Community
White Collar Farmer
Relationship Farming
Direct Marketing
Localized Economy
Summary
Notes
Index