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Events

Bringing the World to the J-School.  The J-School hosts public events with distinguished speakers from the media, politics, business and other fields, many at North Gate Hall.

Beyond Organic: The Story of Polyface Farm

Thursday, February 24, 2005 6:06 p.m.

Joel Salatin is one of the most innovative, successful and influential farmers working in America today. His Polyface Farm, in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, grows grass-fed beef, chickens, rabbits, pigs, turkeys and eggs in a complex rotational system based on intensively-managed pastures and the symbiotic relationship between species. The farm generates all its own fertility and, with the exception of chicken feed and a few mineral supplements, is entirely self-sufficient. Salatin, a third generation alternative farmer, is the author of "Holy Cows and Hog Heaven." His farm has been featured in Smithsonian, Gourmet, and ABC World News Tonight.

Presented by: Joel Salatin

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Feb 2005 - Beyond Organic: The Story of Polyface Farm