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Joel Salatin

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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July 31st, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Joel Salatin at PolyFace Intensive Discovery Seminars

Location: 43 Pure Meadows Lane, Swoope, VA, 24479 | Authors: Joel Salatin

From July 31st-August 1st, Polyface Farm will offer a two-day, six meal intensive seminar. If you ever wanted to go behind the scenes with the Salatin family, this is your opportunity. Registration per session is limited to 30 people and will be handled by ACRES USA.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Class/Walk 
Book: Fields of Farmers - Interning, Mentoring, Partnering, Germinating 

August 3rd, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Joel Salatin at la Ferme Quatre-Temps

Location: Loyola Campus, 7141 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H4B 1R6 | Authors: Joel Salatin

On August 3rd, Joel Salatin will be giving an evening talk titled "Future of Farming," which will also feature Jean-Martin Fortier and Maxime Laplante. This talk is taking place from 7:00-9:30PM at the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, which is located in the heart of Concordia Loyola University in Montréal, Quebec. There is an $8 (CAD) fee to attend this talk, and admissions are limited. Register early to guarantee your ability to participate!

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Lecture 
Book: Fields of Farmers - Interning, Mentoring, Partnering, Germinating 

August 4th, 2015 - 9:00 am

Joel Salatin at Mycelium

Location: Ferme Oneka, Frelighsburg, Quebec, Canada, J0J | Authors: Joel Salatin

Join Joel Salatin for a unique one-day masterclass exploring how to set up a thriving, profitable and ethical small farm, using Polyface Farms‘ innovative techniques. This masterclass will take place at Ferme Oneka and is sponsored by Mycelium. Lunch will be provided and french translation will be available throughout the day. Regular registration is priced at $195.00 CAD.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Course 
Book: Fields of Farmers - Interning, Mentoring, Partnering, Germinating 

August 9th, 2015 - 9:30 am

Joel Salatin at the Wisconsin Mother Earth News Fair

Location: 3000 Pleasant Valley Rd, West Bend, WI, 53095 | Authors: Joel Salatin

On Sunday, August 9th, Joel Salatin will be teaching a workshop at the Wisconsin Mother Earth News Fair titled "Live Poultry Processing Demo," which he will be teaching with David Schafer. This demo will take place on the Mother Earth News Stage from 9:30-11:00AM. This year's conference is taking place in West Bend, WI at the Washington County Fair Park on August 8-9, 2015. Weekend passes to the conference cost $15 each. VIP and VIP Family packages are also available.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 
Book: Fields of Farmers - Interning, Mentoring, Partnering, Germinating 

August 9th, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Joel Salatin at the Wisconsin Mother Earth News Fair

Location: 3000 Pleasant Valley Rd, West Bend, WI, 53095 | Authors: Joel Salatin

On August 9th, Joel Salatin will be the closing keynote at the Wisconsin Mother Earth News Fair. For the keynote, he will be presenting a new talk titled "Ten Threads That Successful Startup Farms Knit Together." This keynote speech will be taking place from 4:00-5:00PM on the Mother Earth News Stage. Weekend passes to the conference cost $15 each. VIP and VIP Family packages are also available.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Keynote 
Book: Fields of Farmers - Interning, Mentoring, Partnering, Germinating 

August 9th, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Joel Salatin at the Wisconsin Mother Earth News Fair

Location: 3000 Pleasant Valley Rd, West Bend, WI, 53095 | Authors: Joel Salatin

On Sunday, August 9th, Joel Salatin will have a book signing at the Mother Earth News Fair, which is taking place August 8-9 at Washington County Fair Park. Salatin's signing will take place from 5:00PM to 5:30PM. Weekend passes to the conference cost $15 each. VIP and VIP Family packages are also available.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Book Reading/Signing 
Book: Fields of Farmers - Interning, Mentoring, Partnering, Germinating 

August 14th, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Joel Salatin at Food Freedom Fest

Location: Stonewall Jackson Hotel, 24 S Market St, Staunton, VA, 24479 | Authors: Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin will be a keynote speaker at the Food Freedom Fest, which is taking place from August 14th through 16th in the Staunton, VA. All proceeds of the festival will go to the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund. During the festival, attendees will enjoy three days of celebrating food freedom, meeting with others who share the same passions, and dining on locally-grown, nutrient-dense foods. This festival encapsulates several events, such as the Annual Food Freedom Conference on August 14th, which will feature distinguished and successful activists for food freedom; an extravagant 2.5-hour Deluxe Tour of Salatin's Polyface Farm; and the Nutritional Therapy Association Business Summit, which will educate health care consultants and practitioners on how to build their businesses. Full-weekend tickets to the Food Freedom Fest are $329, though single-conference tickets are also available.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience

Book: Fields of Farmers - Interning, Mentoring, Partnering, Germinating 

August 14th, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Joel Salatin at Food Freedom Fest

Location: Plyface Farms, 43 Pure Meadows Lane, Swoope, VA, 24479 | Authors: Joel Salatin

As part of the Food Freedom Fest, Joel Salatin will be hosting fundraising dinner for the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, which will be taking place after the Food Freedom Conference. This dinner, titled "A Premium Night at Polyface Farms," which will feature an exceptional multi-course local meal and excellent entertainment and the company of many appreciated guests. Attendees will get the chance to mingle with movers and shakers in the local food movement such Mark Kastel, Robb Wolf, Martha Boneta, and many others. This event costs $1500, and requires separate tickets from the rest of the conference. To reserve tickets, contact John Moody at [email protected] or call the office at 703-208-3276 (FARM). Optional transportation from Staunton to Polyface will be also be provided; please notify Moody upon registration if you intend to use this transportation.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Fundraiser 
Book: Fields of Farmers - Interning, Mentoring, Partnering, Germinating 

September 18th, 2015 - 9:00 am

Joel Salatin at Natural Products Expo

Location: One West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201 | Authors: Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin will keynote at the 2015 Natural Products Expo in Baltimore, MD. Joel's keynote will take place on Friday, September 18th, at 9:00 AM in the Baltimore Convention Center.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Keynote 
Book: Fields of Farmers - Interning, Mentoring, Partnering, Germinating 

September 18th, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Joel Salatin at Pennsylvania Mother Earth News Fair

Location: 777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs, PA, 15622 | Authors: Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin will speak at the Pennsylvania Mother Earth News Fair from September 18th-20th at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Keynote 
Book: Fields of Farmers - Interning, Mentoring, Partnering, Germinating 

September 18th, 2015 - 9:00 am

Joel Salatin at the Natural Products Expo East

Location: Baltimore Convention Center, 1 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201 | Authors: Joel Salatin

On Friday, September 18th, Joel Salatin will be keynoting the National Products Expo East, which will be taking place September 16-19 in Baltimore, MD. Salatin's keynote speech will take place from 9:00-10:00AM in Room 308/309. The Exhibit Hall Pass for the conference is $495 before August 7th, and $545 after. The Super Pass for the conference is $620 before August 7th, and $770 after.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Keynote 
Book: Fields of Farmers - Interning, Mentoring, Partnering, Germinating 

October 10th, 2015 - 11:00 am

Joel Salatin at Windy Acres Dairy

Location: 3320 NW Stahancyk Lane, Prineville, OR, 97754 | Authors: Joel Salatin

On October 10th, Joel Salatin will speak at “Farm To Table: Freedom Of Choice 2015” at Windy Acres Dairy. This outdoor event begins with an hour “meet and greet” with Joel at 11:00 AM, followed by a lunch made with locally sourced ingredients. After lunch Joel will speak and also provide the audience with the opportunity to ask questions. Tickets for this event are $60/ person or $100/couple.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Talk/Tasting 
Book: Fields of Farmers - Interning, Mentoring, Partnering, Germinating 

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