Who is Joel Salatin?
Highly influential 60-yearold American farmer, a proponent of humane livestock management where animals live according to their “ness” (e.g, a pig should be allowed to express its “pig- ness”), the earth is used for symbiosis, happiness and health is paramount.
Self- described “Christian, libertarian, environmentalist and capitalist lunatic famer”.
Lives at Polyface Farm in Virginia. Won’t sell his own produce outside a four- hour drive of his gate. polyfacefarms.com
The New York Times calls him “the high priest of the pasture”. Author of nine books. Spends 100 days year speaking around the world.
Has visited Mangarara Station on one of three trips to Aotearoa.