Joel Salatin in Petaluma

Seed Bank Petaluma

Heads up on this event in Petaluma. And oh, by the way…the Heirloom Expo will return to Santa Rosa Sept. 11, 12 &13, 2012.

From the Petaluma Seed Bank:
Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. much sought-after speaker, author and nationally renown farmer Joel Salatin will speak at The Seed Bank, 199 Petaluma Blvd. North, Petaluma, presented in conjunction with Copperfield’s Books of Petaluma.

If you buy Joel’s latest book “Folks, This Ain’t Normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World” at Copperfield’s Books in Petaluma prior to the event, you can get one ticket to his talk for $1.00 and a second ticket for $5.00. (There are only 200 tickets available to see this very popular farmer/author/speaker, so call the bookstore to check availability.)

Call 707-762-0563 or visit Copperfield Books in Petaluma at 104 Kentucky Street to purchase your Joel Salatin book and discounted tickets to his upcoming talk. (Call or visit the bookstore for more information and to purchase regularly priced Joel Salatin tickets as well.)

Joel, 54, is a full-time farmer in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, holds a BA degree in English and writesextensively in magazines such as Stockman Grass Farmer, Acres USA, and American Agriculturalist.

His family’s farm, Polyface Inc. (“The Farm of Many Faces”) has been featured in Smithsonian Magazine,National Geographic, Gourmet and countless other radio, television and print media.

A sought-after conference speaker, he addresses a wide range of issues, from “creating the farm your children will want” to “making a white collar salary from a pleasant life in the country.” A wordsmith, he describes his occupation as “mob-stocking hervbivorous solar conversion lignified carbon sequestration fertilization.” His humorous and conviction-based speeches are akin to theatrical performances, often receiving standing ovations.