More info is here: http://sustainability.unc.edu/NewsEvents/SustainabilityListserv.aspx
From the ChelseaGreen Website:
Joel Salatin and his family own and operate Polyface Farm, arguably the nation's most famous farm since it was profiled in Michael Pollan's New York Times bestseller, The Omnivore's Dilemma and two subsequent documentaries, Food, Inc., and Fresh. An accomplished author and public speaker, Salatin has authored seven books. Recognition for his ecological and local-based farming advocacy includes an honorary doctorate, the Heinz Award, and many leadership awards.
In the NewsWatch Joel Salatin's inspiring talk at Tara Firma Farm and his on-site assessment: Russian River TV
Joel's Upcoming Events
- Joel Salatin at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Hanes Art Center Auditorium, Chapel Hill NC 27514April 13, 2011, 5:00 pmJoin the UNC Sustainability Office for the Earth Week celebration "Local Food: Talk & Taste." Well-known alternative farmer and local food advocate Joel Salatin will discuss how his methods heal the land, the community, and the eater, while treating farm animals humanely. In thought provoking and entertaining form, Salatin will highlight the differences between his approach and todayÂ’s typical, large-scale farm. The talk will be followed by a book signing and local food tastings provided by select local vendors. Joel Salatin is a third generation farmer in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. His family's farm, Polyface Inc., has been featured in Smithsonian Magazine, National Geographic, and Gourmet; in the films Food, Inc. and Fresh; and in the New York Times bestseller "Omnivore's Dilemma" by food writer Michael Pollan. Sponsor/Host: UNC Sustainability Office Times: 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM Location: Hanes Art Center Auditorium Fee: Free and open to the public, but reservations requested. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 843-7284. Event Contact and email:UNC Sustainability Office, email@example.com