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Every day of my apprenticeship begins with tending the chickens at the farm. I grab a couple bags of feed and head out to the pasture, my cheeks tingling with the cool, crisp air; my boots drenched with dew. As the golden morning light slowly cascades over the wet grass, I greet our flocks of […]Read more »
Rotational grazing is a common practice in sustainable, large-acreage farming. The basic idea behind it is that, if farmers keep their animals moving to different grazing areas rather than permanently confined to a single paddock, they can maintain well-vegetated areas and healthier animals. Generally, this is done with succession of animals, each performing useful tasks […]Read more »
In this episode, Joel Salatin discusses how he manages the land on his multifaceted, Polyface Farm. Through Joel’s knowledge learn about stewardship of the land and how sometimes the best way to use your land, is to acknowledge that it already has systems in place. Our Podcast Guest: Joel Salatin’s family owns and operates Polyface […]Read more »