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Joel Salatin: Going Green One Chicken at a Time

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Joel Salatin: Author of “Folks, This Ain’t Normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World”

 Joel Salatin, a full-time farmer in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley recently paid “Whole Living’s” Terri Trespicio a visit to talk about sustainable farming and his 9th book, “Folks, This Ain’t Normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World”.  And who better to take advice from than Joel? 

Besides his book, he is also the owner of Polyface Inc, a farm that is also known as “The Farm of Many Faces.”  Polyface services more than 3,000 families, 10 retail outlets, and 50 restaurants.  His farm sells salad bar beef, pastured poultry, eggmobile eggs, pigaerator pork, forage-based rabbits, pastured turkey and forestry products.  So, what does this farmer think about the way we eat and how we can eat healthier? 

Check out the clips below!

  • How to eat green:

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  • What can you do to help organic farmers?

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  • Can organic farms aid in food security?

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  • What are healthy animals fed?

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  • What you can do to change your food habits:

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