Holy Cows and Hog Heaven: The Food Buyer's Guide to Farm Friendly Food

Front Cover
Polyface, 2004 - Cooking - 134 pages
17 Reviews

Holy Cows and Hog Heaven is written by an honest-to-goodness-dirt-under-the-fingernails, optimistic clean good farmer. His goal is to:

  • Empower food buyers to pursue positive alternatives to the industrialized food system
  • Bring clean food farmers and their patrons into a teamwork relationship
  • Marry the best of western technology with the soul of eastern ethics
  • Educate food buyers about productions
  • Create a food system that enhances nature's ecology for future generations

Holy Cows and Hog Heaven has an overriding objective of encouraging every food buyer to embrace the notion that menus are a conscious decision, creating the next generation's world one bite at a time.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4
4 stars
7
3 stars
5
2 stars
1
1 star
0

Joel Salatin is a well known farmer and writer. - Goodreads
The writing style here is a bit choppy. - Goodreads
Contains tips for how to shop for farm friendly foods. - Goodreads

Review: Holy Cows and Hog Heaven: The Food Buyer's Guide to Farm Friendly Food

User Review  - Johnny Bennett - Goodreads

The writing style here is a bit choppy. It seems more stream of consciousness then an edited document. Each chapter ends with a few bullets on things you can do. I was hoping for more direction. I ... Read full review

Review: Holy Cows and Hog Heaven: The Food Buyer's Guide to Farm Friendly Food

User Review  - Pat - Goodreads

Guru of small farmers. Food sanity. Gov't regulations are crazy. How hard it is to sell what you produce on a farm. Death of the small family farm. Read full review

All 8 reviews »

Contents

Trustworthy to Maintain Consistency
2
Committed to Appropriate Size
8
Neighbor Friendly
16
Copyright

20 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2004)

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.



Bibliographic information