Thursday, March 3, 2011

Coming up on July 9, 2011...

The POLYFACE FARM Field Day
occurs only once every three years and will be repeated this year on July 9.  One of the largest on-farm events in the nation, it includes farm tours,trade shows, networking, book store, and the best array of barbecued pastured meats you'll find anywhere.  Family friendly and insanely information-dense, this day transforms lives. Book early to ensure access.



FIELD DAY AGENDA 2011

6-7:30   Early bird walk-about.  Feel free to see what Polyface looks like at dawn while the grass still sparkles with dew.
7:30-9   registration
8-10:30  Whole Farm Tour with Joel Salatin.  This is a one mile walking tour with hay wagon transportation provided for handicapped.
9:30-10:30   Rabbit Production with Daniel Salatin.  For 21 years, Daniel’s linebred forage-based meat rabbits illustrate nativized genetics.
10-10:30  Chick Brooding with Kristen Nia Long
11-noon  Interns, apprentices, and young farmer germination with Daniel Salatin.
11-noon     Horticulture, mushrooms, and layering complementary production enterprises at Polyface with Dan Solberg
11-noon      Hay shed, deep bedding and pigaerator composting with Joel Salatin.
noon-1:30    Lunch—Barbecued chicken, barbecued beef, barbecued pork, sliced tomatoes, sliced cucumbers, chocolate buttermilk cake
1:30-4   Whole Farm Tour with Joel Salatin (Repeat of the morning tour—same route, same conditions)
2-3          Rabbit Production with Daniel Salatin (Repeat of the morning discussion)
2-3        Metropolitan Buying Clubs, Zen-Cart and software with Sheri Salatin
2:30-3   Chick Brooding with Kristen Nia Long (Repeat of morning)
4-5       Horticulture, etc. with Dan Solberg (Repeat of morning tour)
4-5:30   Q&A with Joel
4:30-6      Evening chores

All questions should be directed to Acres USA.  To Register visit ACRES USA or call toll-free to register with your credit card — or for more information!

1-800-355-5313

To see a listing of all Polyface Tour options, please visit our tour page.

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