Joel Salatin's Archive

Joel Salatin
Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin calls himself a “Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer.” Those who like him call him the most famous farmer in the world, the high priest of the pasture and the most eclectic thinker from Virginia since Thomas Jefferson. Those who don’t like him call him a bioterrorist, Typhoid Mary, a charlatan and a starvation advocate.

With a room full of debate trophies from his high school and college days, 12 published books and a thriving multigenerational family farm, he draws on a lifetime of food, farming and fantasy to entertain and inspire audiences around the world. He’s as comfortable moving cows in a pasture as he is addressing CEOs in a Wall Street business conference.

In addition to penning an exclusive column for Manward Digest, Salatin is the editor of The Stockman Grass Farmer,  the granddaddy of catalysts for the grass farming movement. He also writes numerous guest articles for Acres U.S.A. and other publications.

A frequent guest on radio programs and podcasts targeting preppers, homesteaders and foodies, Salatin’s practical, can-do solutions and passionate soliloquies for sustainability offer everyone food for thought and plans for action.

Food Entrepreneurs Go Rogue and Get Around the Government

The government doesn’t much like unregulated food. But at the Rogue Food Conference, farmers and other food rebels showed there’s a way to fight back.


A Profound Truth About What It Means to Exercise

We tend to think about nutrition in terms of food. But what about how we move?


No Nation Is Wealthier Than What It Stands On

Deprive any nation of this one crucial element, and it collapses as surely as night follows day.


These Numbers Could Doom America

How can a society make good decisions when its entire economic system lies?


Creative Solutions to Dumb Food Regulations

Folks have no idea what small food crafters go through to try to get their product to market. What’s worse, folks have no clue what they’re being denied…


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