Salad Bar Beef has ratings and 15 reviews. Wayne said: I have mixed feelings as I sit down to write this. See, Joel Salatin is something of a hero of. What is salad bar beef? How to develop the salad bar for the cows? Discover how clustering your cows and moving them daily will benefit the animals and the . Beyond that, the salad bar beef production model offers hope to rural communities, Joel Salatin and his family own and operate Polyface Farm in Virginia’s.

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It beeg rolling hills, a stream through some bush, a cattail swamp, a couple acres of apple trees, no house but a little old bank barn. Albeit executed with some modern technologies.

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I wanted to thanks for your time for this wonderful read!! And dang, how many times I wished my tanks were 20 feet ghigher!

Feb 11, Michelle rated it it was amazing Shelves: Todd rated it really liked it Jan 13, Marjory Wildcraft June 13, at 4: I finally bought it, and indeed, it repeats the claim right there in the beginning of the book–“You can start raising cattle with nothing other than some fencing and a pair of walking shoes,” or something to that effect.

We started with three dairy goats, and then got 2 sheep, a horse, a dairy heifer. We got started farming without any kind of plan or much experience, not being from farming backgrounds.


But it’s SO forested that I have little room to grow anything other than maybe mushrooms and ginseng and I have to keep relying on other people to let me use their yards for gardening. Beyond that, the salad bar beef production model offers hope to rural communities, to struggling row-crop farmers, and to frustrated beef eaters who do not want to encourage desertification, air and water pollution, environmental degradation and inhumane animal treatment.

Mark you can look him up on you tube and there are tons of videos of people touring his farm. Then he gets into a chapter on water.

Salad Bar Beef

What did you learn from or like about this presentation? Salad Bar Beef by Joel Salatin.

So far–and I’m skipping through it, as the first couple chapters seem to be a sales pitch on why you ought to want to raise grass-fed beef and sell it directly to end consumers if I wasn’t already sold on that, why would I have bought the book? Terry June 13, at 3: His methods are fascinating and extremely efficient with regards to cost and labor. Get in touch info farmlink. As there seemed little hope of that happening, I was feeling pretty defeated.

This land we bought is mostly wooded, and being a lover of forests, I’ve been loathe to cut down any jooel. I found this to be an incredibly useful chapter, as I’m developing irrigation systems for my gardens and would like to turn the catch basin on my property into a pond, and a lot of his information is relevant.


It explains how farmers can have a better product and gain a better profit from it while helping the environment.

It is corrugated pipe. The garden will still be surrounded by forests, but apparently, by cutting down trees where there’s already some grass growing, I’ll attract new species, some of which will be helpful. So far my favorite book from Joel Salatin. Definitely the most engaging non-fiction to hit my shelf in months. Using nature as a pattern, they and their children began the healing and innovation that has supported three generations.

Lo bueno, es un esquema completamente diferente, probado y que continua funcionando. In all likelihood, I won’t be raising cattle anytime in the near future, but I still think I’m going to get a lot out of this book But it’s also expensive.

Salad Bar Beef by Joel Salatin

Disregarding conventional wisdom, the Salatins planted trees, built huge compost piles, dug ponds, moved cows daily with portable electric fencing, and invented portable sheltering systems to produce all their animals on perennial prairie polycultures.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Aaron rated it it was amazing Jul 04, It explains where your food comes from and how it’s produced.

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