Winter Hoop Houses
Joel Salatin and his family own and operate Polyface Farm in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. The farm produces pastured beef, pork, chicken, eggs, turkeys, rabbits, lamb and ducks, servicing roughly 6,000 families and 50 restaurants in the farm's bioregion. He has written 14 books to date, is editor of Stockman Grass Farmer Magazine, and lectures around the world on land healing and local food systems. Polyface Farm operates a formal apprenticeship program and conducts many educational workshops and events. Chris Slattery is a mechanical engineer turned farmer/homesteader. With years of experience in CAD/3D modeling coupled with his experience working with his father in the trades and a formal apprenticeship at Polyface, he is uniquely gifted to bring drawings to life. He currently resides on his family's 112-acre farm in south central Kentucky.