ISBN-10:
0963810928
ISBN-13:
9780963810922
Pub. Date:
06/01/1998
Publisher:
Polyface
You Can Farm: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Start and Succeed in a Farm Enterprise

You Can Farm: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Start and Succeed in a Farm Enterprise

by Joel Salatin, Allan Nation

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ISBN-13: 9780963810922
Publisher: Polyface
Publication date: 06/01/1998
Series: Polyface Titles Ser.
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 229,589
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Joel Salatin and his family own and operate Polyface Farm in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. The farm produces pastured beef, pork, chicken, eggs, turkeys, rabbits, lamb and ducks, servicing roughly 6,000 families and 50 restaurants in the farm’s bioregion. He has written 11 books to date and lectures around the world on land healing, local food systems.

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You Can Farm 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
So many books I have read over the years have been written by people who have had ideas, but have not proved them out. Joel Salatin has done both. The practical advice is interwoven with his own experiences resulting in an entertaining and informative read. His philosophy allows for the humane and dignified care of animals and property, while still increasing profits and production.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Mr. Salatin offers concrete advice on how to stretch our thinking into creative and diversified farming opportunities. He encourages the reader to maximize on space and minimize labor and costs. He pushes the reader out of linear farm thinking into a refreshing 3 dimensional approach. This is the way farming was meant to be enjoyed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Even if you are only thinking about raising a chicken, this book with give you the know-how and enthusiasm to do it right. Joel Salatin comes from the point of view of a person who knows what it's like to have to build it all yourself.