The Sheer Ecstasy of Being a Lunatic Farmer

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  • Copyright: 2010-09-01
  • Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub Co
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Joel Salatin is the most famous organic farmer in the United States, featured prominently in Michael Pollans bestseller The Omnivores Dilemma as well as in the recent documentary films Food, Inc. and Fresh.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Letter to Joel from Wendell Berryp. x
Introductionp. xii
Nurture the Earthp. 1
Growing Soilp. 2
Grass Farmerp. 16
Small is Okayp. 30
Crooked Fencesp. 46
Water Massagep. 56
Toxin Freep. 66
Produce Food and Fiberp. 77
Growing Stuff to Eatp. 78
Land Exercisep. 88
Normal Foodp. 102
Respect for Lifep. 117
Pigness of Pigsp. 118
Portable Infrastructurep. 134
Pathogen Cul-de-sacsp. 148
Sensually Romanticp. 164
Less Machineryp. 172
Nativized Geneticsp. 184
Artistry and Micrositesp. 200
Honest Pricingp. 214
Promote Communityp. 235
White Collar Farmerp. 236
Relationship Farmingp. 252
Direct Marketingp. 268
Localized Economyp. 284
Summaryp. 300
Notesp. 304
Indexp. 305
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