Joel Salatin is a farmer, lecturer, and author who raises livestock using holistic methods of animal husbandry. A self-described “Christian-libertarian-environmentalist-capitalist farmer,” he produces high-quality “beyond organic” meats. His books include You Can Farm and Salad Bar Beef. Listen to the complete interview »
Gary Paul Nabhan is an ecologist, ethnobotanist, farming advocate, folklorist, and writer whose work concentrates on the plants and cultures of the desert Southwest. He served as director of science at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and co-founded Native Seeds/SEARCH, a nonprofit conservation organization that works to preserve indigenous southwestern agricultural plants. Among his books are Why Some Like It Hot: Food, Genes, and Cultural Diversity, and Enduring Seeds: Native American Agriculture and Wild Plant Conservation. Listen to the complete interview »
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