The POLYFACE FARM Field Day
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.
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