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Joel Salatin Shares His View on Sustainable Agriculture

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I recently visited Joel Salatin at his Polyface farm in Virginia. He's truly one of the pioneers in sustainable agriculture, and you can take a virtual tour through his various farm operations in the video above.

 As a physician, it's patently obvious to me-and I'm sure most of you viewing this--that the food we eat plays a major role in our health. As a society, we've strayed quite far from our dietary roots and become so disconnected from our food sources that our health is now in serious jeopardy.

 About 90 percent of the money Americans spend on food is spent on processed foods1, and the health of the average American is a testament to the abject failure of such foods to support good health. Fortunately, more and more people are now beginning to recognize this, and are making efforts to get back to real food.

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