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WAR STORY
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Thursday, Sept. 2 Mark Gresge, owner/chef of L’etoile restaurant in Charlottesville, notified us that Pamela Burke, a Charlottesville City Health Inspector had been in and written up a critical hazard for using eggs from an “unapproved source.” Interestingly, and in totally aberrant behavior, she did not confiscate the eggs on the spot–probably oversight more than … Read the Rest

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The Washington Post
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This was published today in the Washington Post. Click on the link to read the story: For Locavores, a New Breed of Farm

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More on ABC Nightline from Joel…
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The license a story teller uses to include or exclude material can have a huge bearing on the story’s impact. ABC Nightline was out yesterday and did an 18 minute interview but used less than 1 minute of it. And while I’m not asking to hog the time here (no pun intended) I think what … Read the Rest

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Broilers on pasture
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It’s officially Spring at Polyface. The broilers are in the field on pasture. At 3 weeks old, after they have come out of the brooder we move the birds to the field where they stay until they are 8 weeks old. They are in floorless, 10’x12′ field shelters that are moved every single day to … Read the Rest

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Fresh – The Movie
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Fresh – The Movie by Ripple Effect Films A beautiful, empowering film. Be sure to book your seat early. Joel will be at the DC, NYC, and Boston viewings. Come on out and show your support for good food, that heals the land and body! Click on the links below to purchase your ticket. DC: … Read the Rest

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Food, Inc.
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FOOD INC. is a 90-minute documentary you’ll be hearing a lot aboutand it features Polyface Farm. I was invitedby the producers and distributors to participate with them in one ofthe first USA screenings Friday night at a huge filmfestival in Durham, NC. Eric Schlosser, author of FAST FOOD NATION (the number 1 sellingAmerican book of … Read the Rest

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The Polyface Farm DVD Teaser
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You are cordially invited…
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We are hosting a launch party for a new “farm drop” on March 2, 2009 at 7:00pm at the National Reality building, 11890 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA. Our special guest speaker will be Polyface rancher, Matt Rales. Matt is the author of the fantastic article. The Inconvenient Cow, which was published in the Weston … Read the Rest

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Product Management Assistant
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This was just posted our Polyface Farms website, but we also thought to post it here in case any of you are interested. PRODUCT MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT Polyface has an immediate opening for a PRODUCT MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT. We expect to fill this position on or around March 1. Interested candidates may call at 540-885-3590 or email … Read the Rest

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