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What's in your food?
Joel Salatin will speak at the Ag Hall tomorrow night. Photo courtesy of www.nofamass.org
Thanks to recent research and our continuing curiosity, more and more of us have been prompted to ask the question, "What's in the food we eat?" Joel Salatin, a sustainable farming pioneer, will attempt to provide some answers in his lecture on Friday at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury.
"Holy Cows and Hog Heaven" is the title of one of Mr. Salatin's self-published books and also the title of his talk on Friday. His goal is to educate farmers and consumers, giving them an alternative to industrialized agriculture. Food buyers and farmers need to establish a partnership, according to Mr. Salatin. He said he has "unstuck" himself as well as his customers from the industrial food system. "We're making a good living on a small farm (Polyface Farm) but we're not sacrificing the ecology, or the environment, or social issues in order to do it" said Mr. Salatin.
"Holy Cow and Hog Heaven," Friday, Nov. 17, 7 pm, Ag Hall, Panhandle Road, West Tisbury. $5 suggested donation.