Joel Salatin Visits New Zealand
Organic Farmer And Movie Star Joel Salatin Visits New Zealand
For Immediate Release: 20 October 2010
Joel Salatin - the owner of Polyface Farm and a star of the documentary movie "Food Inc" - will visit Wellington on 17 November 2010, speaking to attendees at an Organics Aotearoa New Zealand cocktail function that evening.
Mr Salatin, who is featured in Michael Pollan's best selling book "The Omnivore's Dilemma" and has written six books himself, will be available to speak with media on ethical food production, entrepreneurship and inter-generational farming.
What: Joel Salatin in Wellington When: 17 November (all day)
While in New Zealand, Mr Salatin will also present a two-day workshop entitled "Making the family farm hum" on November 20 and 21 in Havelock North (Hawkes Bay). His workshop will cover the Polyface Farm story, the principles of profitable farming, on-farm nutrient cycling, whole farm planning, irrigation, inter-generational family farms and relationship marketing.
What: Joel Salatin "Making the family farm hum" Workshop When: 20-21 November Where: Havelock North Community Centre, Hawkes Bay
Additionally, Mr Salatin will address public meetings in Ashurst and Napier.
Polyface Farm, in Virginia, produces beef, pork, poultry, rabbits and forestry products.