Podcast with host Kimberly Hartke
Episode 11 of the Food Rights Hour podcast is about the Save Your Bacon FundRAISER on Joel Salatin’s Polyface Farm last September. During this episode, the host and emcee for the event, Kimberly Hartke, gives you a taste of what it was like to be a part of this enjoyable and heartfelt event that raised much needed legal defense funds to protect your right to choose humanely raised food.
What did real food speakers have to say about food rights, the regulatory climate, and the future of real food at the recent Save Your Bacon event?
Listen to the podcast to find out!
The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speaker(s) and not those of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund.
|Joel Salatin leading the wagon tour on Polyface Farm; photo credit: Kristina Hernandez|
You’ll hear from the following real food advocates:
Pete Kennedy, FTCLDF President, discusses improvements in the regulatory climate, his projections on raw milk laws, the Food Safety Modernization Act, and some zoning cases.
Joel Salatin, America’s favorite farmer and real food spokesperson, talks about his recent Farm Foundation brainstorming meeting at Monticello concerning the future of agriculture and how America will feed 9 billion people in 2050.
Sally Fallon Morell, author of Nourishing Traditions, mentions that FTCLDF has become a model for other countries and answers the question, “Why is grass-based farming important?”
Laura Bledsoe talks about how FTCLDF changed her life for the better when her farm-to-fork dinner was halted mid-preparation in October 2011 by the local health district.
Robb Wolf, best-selling author of The Paleo Solution, talks about his commitment to real food and farms, his brand new membership to FTCLDF, and why it’s so important.
Dr. Joseph Mercola, founder of leading alternative health website, Mercola.com, discusses his initiatives to making the world a healthier place and delves into his stance on GMO labeling in preparation for The Great GMO Debate.
And two guests from the event, Crossfitter Sam Phister and Weston A. Pricer Leon La Jeunesse.
Polyface Farm: My Visit to Local Food Paradise by Sarah Pope, The Healthy Home Economist
Paleo-Inspired Polyface Wrap Up by Julie and Charles Mayfield, authors of the cookbook Paleo Comfort Foods
Laura Bledsoe’s Farm-to-Fork Fiasco
Nevada Farm-to-Fork Bill Now Law
Upcoming FTCLDF FundRAISER Events
Watch Joe vs. Joel: The GMO Debate of the Decade LIVE
The live music at the start and end of this episode is by Bourbon Barrel Congress, as played at Save Your Bacon weekend.
|The big Save Your Bacon tent on Polyface Farm; photo credit: Kristina Hernandez|
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