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Surviving Hard Times

Jan 23, 2024

While other 10-year-old boys might have been playing with toy trucks and sports balls, Joel Salatin was selling chickens to local schools, churches, and other organizations.

When he was just a few years old, his family purchased an abused and worn-out farm in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Rebuilding and fostering it from the ground up, it now supports four generations, thousands of families, and about 50 restaurants.

Tune in to learn:

  • What percentage of edible food in the U.S. is regularly thrown away
  • Why world hunger is still an issue (hint: it’s not because there’s not enough food)
  • The role of size-prejudicial regulations in food shortages
  • What turns a food item into a “manufactured” item
  • Practical advice for people who’ve never grown anything but want greater food security and health moving forward

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