Written for food buyers to empower them in their dedication to food with integrity, this book changes people’s lives. Farmers who give it to their customers say that folks who have read it have a new level of understanding and a delightful attitude about the farmer-consumer relationship. A short, easy read, this book will make you laugh and cry, all in a matter of minutes. The foreword is by internationally renowned author Michael Pollan, whose “Omnivore’s Dilemma” has catapulted the local food movement to a new level. Any consumer wanting to peek in to the life behind the local food farmer will be delighted at the insights and real-life stories Joel shares from his own marketing experience. Don’t let the size fool you. This book says a lot in a few pages. 135 pgs.
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The Salatin SemesterThe Salatin Semester: A Complete Homestudy Course in Polyface-Style Diversified Farming
This amazing multimedia production conveys the Salatin family’s methods of profitable diversified farming like no other. Joel Salatin presents his farming system in professional edited, live-cut video, engaging audio, and in a detail-rich reference guide. This package is a veritable fount of pertinent and crucial knowledge, a unique compilation of synergistic wisdom to help you earn a living as a farmer. The live presentations are presented in DVD video; the audio interviews with Q&A are in digital audio; and the myriad questions and answers from the resulting discussion are transcribed and edited in a detailed reference guide. The end result is an amazingly extensive – and affordable – training guide to help you reinvent your farm.
This beautifully produced comprehensive tutorial contains:
- 18 hours of video on 12 DVDs
- 6 hours of audio Q&A
- Digital slideshow farm tour
- 256-page guidebook
Techno Stealth: Metropolitan Buying Clubs
Over the years, we have developed a local food distribution system that we call the Metropolitan Buying Club. We think it combines the real-time interfaces of online marketing with community-based interaction. These kinds of interfaces, without bricks and mortar, using the internet, create efficiencies and economies of scale in local food distribution that we think you will find very exciting.
Fields of Farmers
Interning, Mentoring, Starting, Continuing This book empowers aspiring young farmers, midlife farmers, and non-farming landlords to build regenerative, profitable agricultural enterprises.