Joel began raising chickens when he was 10 years old and serendipitously fell into the pastured poultry concept a couple of years later when a pair of unused portable rabbit runs became available. Still the centerpiece of the farm, and the engine that drives sales, notoriety, and profit, pastured poultry has revolutionized countless farming endeavors around the world. A hard core how-to book, this includes all the stories and tips, from brooding to marketing. Centered around meat chickens, it includes a section on layers and turkeys. Many would say this book started the American pastured poultry movement. 371 pgs.
See What’s New on PolyfaceClick on the pictures for more information
Food Freedom Fest
A Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund Fundraiser hosted by Polyface Farm. Come join the fun! It's a weekend you won't want to miss!
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.
Pigs ‘n Glens
Whether you're a full-time farmer or urban environmentalist, this beautifully-crafted, entertaining educational video captures the imagination with empowerment and possibilities. The future is here. You'll be mesmerized with Pigs 'n Glens.