Joel Salatin on Big Organic and the Future of Food

If you've read Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma, then you are no doubt familiar with Joel Salatin, the "high priest of the pasture," as The New York Times called him in their May 2005 profile. Salatin's philosophy of farming is innovative and holistic, and stresses the natural symbiotic relationship between the soil, the seasons, and the health and happiness of his animals. TreeHugger talks to Salatin about how he got started farming, his appearance in the new film Food, Inc., the government's role in farm politics, and his ideas on the future of food...

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