The Straight Poop on Sustainable Farming with Joel Salatin 4

Peak Moment talks with farmer Joel Salatin who says sustainable agriculture requires both native grass perennials and herbivores (cattle) to build soil, mimicking patterns found in nature.  Mr. Salatin’s book “Folks, This Ain’t Normal” is a critique of the industrial food system, and envisions a future where humans are participants in a regenerative, sustaining community of abundance.

4 comments

  1. SO true! Love your blog! We are a sustainable family farm. We made the transition from traditional overgrazed Texas ranching to polyculture 6 years ago, and even though we are sifting through an enormous drought, we have seen a huge difference in our land regardless.
    There really is no other way to farm! It is not our duty to force food from the earth, it is our duty to love the ground, give it what it needs, and watch it return that love in abundant yields.

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