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    Food Inc. Farmer: Joel Salatin

    A Q & A with Food Inc’s farmer, Joel Salatin

    Your Name: Joel Salatin

    Your Occupation: Farmer, Writer, Speaker, Dream-doer

    Your Blog/Website: www.polyfacefarms.com

    Your Twitter Profile: what is Twitter?

    Your Go-to food that you can’t live without: Fried pastured eggs sunny side up and pigaerator pork sausage for breakfast

    Which person living or dead would you most like to have a meal with? King Ahaseurus–he didn’t kill Esther when she violated protocol, and then he hung Mordacai, who was going to exterminate the Jews. This shows Ahaseurus was open to innovative courtroom proceduresl, had a romantic heart, and was humble enough to admit his mistake and then correct it with equitable justice. There’s a great leader

    What would you serve? polyface hot dogs

    What trait do you most deplore in our food? processing

    What characteristic do you most admire about our food system? the number of ways we can refabricate corn and soy

    What is your best trait? communication

    What was your favorite song as a kid? too long ago to remember

    If you could deliver five words to Congress, what would they be? Get out of my life

    If the USDA asked you to replace the word “Organic,” what word would you use? None–I don’t think the government should own our words.

    If you were a piece of food, what would you be? raw pastured cow’s milk

    What is your favorite indulgence? ice cream

    What is your current state of mind? pure lunacy

    What is your motto? EVERYTHING I WANT TO DO IS ILLEGAL