What’s the minimum acres that you’d need to farm a Joel Salatin-style system? Joel’s answer.

“Great question.  Obviously depends on where you are, but we are generating roughly one salary off of 25 acres.”  Joel Salatin “So if you are in a desert situation you would probably need more than that, but you probably wouldn’t be growing what we are growing.  Maybe you would put more attention on vineyard and…

“Why not just forget planting the annual, plant the perennial… or replant the perennial, let the animal self harvest, self fertilize.” Joel Salatin

This is an excerpt of an interview that I conducted with Joel Salatin on May 22, 2013 in Big Bear Lake, CA. Joel is so inspiring and really cares about helping people and changing things. Enjoy!   “Corn and beans are being grown to be mechanically harvested to be shipped somewhere to be fed to…