Joel Salatin - Quotes

There are 19 quotes by Joel Salatin at 95quotes.com. Find your favorite quotations and top quotes by Joel Salatin from this hand-picked collection about food. Feel free to share these quotes and sayings on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr & Twitter or any of your favorite social networking sites.

Know you food, know your farmers, and know your kitchen.

Know you food, know your farmers, and know your kitchen.

Land degradation did not start with chemical agriculture. But chemical agriculture offered new tools for annihilation. ---->>>

From zoning to labor to food safety to insurance, local food systems daily face a phalanx of regulatory hurdles designed and implemented to police industrial food models but which prejudicially wipe out the antidote: appropriate scaled local food systems. ---->>>

The shorter the chain between raw food and fork, the fresher it is and the more transparent the system is.

The shorter the chain between raw food and fork, the fresher it is and the more transparent the system is.

Get in your kitchens, buy unprocessed foods, turn off the TV, and prepare your own foods. This is liberating. ---->>>

Ecology should be object lessons that the world sees, that explains in a visceral, physical way, the attributes of God. ---->>>

We need to respect the fact that cows are herbivores, and that does not mean feeding them corn and chicken manure. ---->>>

I see myself today as Sitting Bull trying to bring a voice of Easternism, holism, community-based thinking to a very Western culture. ---->>>

I'm a Christian-libertarian-environmentalist-capitalist-lunatic. It's a humorous way for me to describe that I'm not stereotypical. ---->>>

Nobody trusts the industrial food system to give them good food. ---->>>

Despite all the hype about local or green food, the single biggest impediment to wider adoption is not research, programs, organizations, or networking. It is the demonizing and criminalizing of virtually all indigenous and heritage-based food practices.

Despite all the hype about local or green food, the single biggest impediment to wider adoption is not research, programs, organizations, or networking. It is the demonizing and criminalizing of virtually all indigenous and heritage-based food practices.

You know, in our culture today, our Western, reductionist, Roman, linear, fragmented... culture, we don't ask how to make a pig happy. We ask how to grow it faster, fatter, bigger, cheaper, and that's not a noble goal. ---->>>

If we fail to appreciate the soul that Easternism gives us, then what we have is a disconnected, Greco-Roman, Western, egocentric, compartmentalized, reductionist, fragmented, linear thought process that counts on cleverness. ---->>>

The industrial food system is so cruel and so horrific in its treatment of animals. It never asks the question: 'Should a pig be allowed to express its pig-ness?'

The industrial food system is so cruel and so horrific in its treatment of animals. It never asks the question: 'Should a pig be allowed to express its pig-ness?'

I think it's important to understand that in the big historical context of things, there has been land degradation from civilisation since the beginning of history. I mean, the Rajputana desert in India is a manmade desert caused by overgrazing. ---->>>

The cycle of life is death, decomposition and regeneration, and a person who wants to stop killing animals is actually anti-life because it's only in death that life can be regenerated. ---->>>

You wanna get diarrhoea? Eat industrial food. ---->>>

My imperative is to seek every moment and to live so God is in control. ---->>>

'Organic' doesn't mean what people think it means. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace:
Die:
Occupation: Author
Website:

Joel F. Salatin (born February 24, 1957) is an American farmer, lecturer, and author whose books include Folks, This Ain't Normal; You Can Farm; and Salad Bar Beef. Salatin raises livestock using holistic management methods of animal husbandry on his Polyface Farm in Swoope, Virginia, in the Shenandoah Valley (wikipedia)