Native Woodland Medicinal Workshop

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 1 PM-5 PM – Native Woodland Medicinal Workshop with Trevor Piersol from SPI “Our Appalachian Forests contain native plants with amazing healing properties like ginseng, goldenseal, and solomon’s seal. Sadly, many of these plants have have become rare due to habitat destruction and over harvesting. In this workshop we will explore […]


Your Successful Farm Business by Joel Salatin

A handful of farmers around the world have figured out how to make a white collar salary from their enterprises.  Using his own and others’ experiences, Joel Salatin offers the common principles utilized by these successful farm businesses.  YOU CAN FARM, for 20 years, has inspired thousands to start farms; this is the graduate level material refined and gleaned […]


Patrick’s Great Grass Adventure

PATRICK’S GREAT GRASS ADVENTURE With Greg the Grass Farmer, Joel’s first children’s book, illustrated by his daughter, Rachel Salatin. Designed as a read-to-me book for 4-7 year-olds, the book captures the ecology and ecstasy of grass. Of course, Greg is a thinly disguised Joel Salatin, complete with suspenders. Rachel puts her subtle persona into the […]


Polyface Mission Statement

To develop environmentally, economically, and emotionally enhancing agricultural prototypes and facilitate their duplication throughout the world.  Notice this does not say anything about sales volume. Thematically, this mission statement addresses farming directly and food tangentially. Good farming does not necessarily create good food systems because the food can spoil or be adulterated in processing. One […]