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Book Data

ISBN: 9780963810915
Year Added to Catalog: 1996
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: b&w photographs, charts, appendices, indexresource lists : index
Number of Pages: 6 x 9, 334 pages
Book Publisher: Polyface
Old ISBN: 096381091X
Release Date: July 8, 1996
Web Product ID: 264

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About the Author

Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin and his family own and operate Polyface Farm, arguably the nation's most famous farm since it was profiled in Michael Pollan's New York Times bestseller, The Omnivore's Dilemma and two subsequent documentaries, Food, Inc., and Fresh. An accomplished author and public speaker, Salatin has authored seven books. Recognition for his ecological and local-based farming advocacy includes an honorary doctorate, the Heinz Award, and many leadership awards.

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