Herbivores in nature exhibit three characteristics: mobbing for predator protection, movement daily onto fresh forage and away from yesterday’s droppings, and a diet consisting of forage only – no dead animals, no chicken manure, no grain, and no fermented forage. Our goal is to approximate this template as closely as possible. Our cows eat forage only, a new pasture paddock roughly every day, and stay herded tightly with portable electric fencing. This natural model heals the land, thickens the forage, reduces weeds, stimulates earthworms, reduces pathogens, and increases nutritional qualities in the meat.
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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.
Folks, This Ain’t Normal
In FOLKS, THIS AIN'T NORMAL, Joel Salatin discusses how far removed we are from the simple, sustainable joy that comes from living close to the land and the people we love.
Rachel Salatin's COLORING POLYFACE coloring book combines grass-farm accuracy with captivating images guaranteed to stimulate countless adult-child conversations.