Let Joel Salatin Help You Plan Your Farm

Leverage Joel Salatin's 30 years of regenerative farming experience on the famous Polyface Farms in Swoope, Virginia, to build your growth plan for your farm.

Rabbits? Other livestock? Crop diversification?

This step-by-step course takes you through the process of planning the enterprises on your farm, from bookkeeping to harvest, to make sure your plan matches your skillset and your personality.

With a dream team of partners including Joel Salatin, Rob and Michelle Avis of Verge Permaculture and Acres U.S.A., the Voice of Eco-Agriculture, Small Farm Academy is honored to present this exclusive experience for you.

The return on your investment for this course is simple and straightforward: Joel Salatin will help you avoid the common pitfalls most farmers face, as they chase markets they do not have access to and build goals their fields and labor cannot support.

A Complete Homestudy Course in Polyface-Style Diversified Farming

Learn from hours of video and discussions with superstar “lunatic farmer” Joel Salatin. You will get an encyclopedic compendium of small-farming entrepreneurial know-how!

And now we’ve gathered up and distilled every mind-bending morsel of Joel’s mob-stocking sagacity from those online events, and captured it all in one encyclopedic extravaganza of integrated agro-education…

…to inspire, inform, and incite you to outrageous small-farming success…forever!

Don’t put off this opportunity to own this all-inclusive, no-holds barred, home study course…whether you’re still dreaming of your entrepreneurial farming enterprise, or you’re building on the foundations you’ve already laid, this is the novice-to-guru reference you’ll turn to again and again!

The Goal of The Course

We are very excited to give you the chance to learn directly from Joel Salatin about how exactly to plan your farm. The main goal of this course is to help you craft a broad level farm plan. Identify acres of production, markets to serve, enterprises to run, and costs to run each. At the end of this course we want you to clearly know which enterprise is a right fit for you, your market, and your land. 

We want you to have a sense of exactly how which products you will be selling, much revenue you want to be earning, who your customers will be, how many people you will need on your team, and what infrastructure is critical to your success.

We have Joel teaching and answering your questions once a week for five weeks. With that, we want you to get laser focused on your next steps and identify your biggest challenges to overcome.

About Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin, 61, calls himself a Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer. Others who like him call him the most famous farmer in the world, the high priest of the pasture, and the most eclectic thinker from Virginia since Thomas Jefferson. Those who don’t like him call him a bio-terrorist, Typhoid Mary, charlatan, and starvation advocate.

He co-owns, with his family, Polyface Farm in Swoope, Virginia. Featured in the New York Times bestseller Omnivore’s Dilemma and award-winning documentary Food Inc., the farm services more than 5,000 families, 50 restaurants, 10 retail outlets, and a farmers’ market with salad bar beef, pigaerator pork, pastured poultry, and forestry products. When he’s not on the road speaking, he’s at home on the farm, keeping the callouses on his hands and dirt under his fingernails, mentoring young people, inspiring visitors, and promoting local, regenerative food and farming systems.

With a room full of debate trophies from high school and college days, 12 published books, and a thriving multi-generational family farm, he draws on a lifetime of food, farming and fantasy to entertain and inspire audiences around the world. He’s as comfortable moving cows in a pasture as addressing CEOs in a Wall Street business conference.

Salatin is the editor of The Stockman Grass Farmer, granddaddy catalyst for the grass farming movement. He writes the Pitchfork Pulpit column for Mother Earth News, as well as numerous guest articles for ACRES USA and other publications.




5 Recorded Sessions with Joel Salatin

  • Session #1: Understanding Polyface
  • Session #2: You Can Farm
  • Session #3: Pastured Poultry
  • Session #4: Salad Bar Beef
  • Session #5: Next Steps to Start Your Farm

The Salatin Semester

  • 18 hours of video 
  • 6 hours of audio Q&A
  • 256-page e-book

Lifetime Access

You have access to all of the course material forever. And, we encourage you to audit future offerings of this course for free.

30 Day No Questions Asked Money Back Guarantee

We want to help you to successfully plan your farm. Plain and simple. This course is our method to help you do that. If, for any reason at all, you decide this course is not a fit for you we will refund your money, no questions asked. We only ask that you let us know how we can improve.

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