Chickens are eating the cows poop.
making sure the grass doesn't get to much manure/nitrates
feeding and watering the broilers
The chickens spread out the poop so that the farmers don't have to do it.
Joel keeps his farm balanced
He moves the egg-mobile everyday
During the winter the fungi in manure turn some corn into alcohol.
Joel from poly-face farm- Doesn't ship is products
More people are going to start buying local foods.
Americans aren't gonna be so obese.
At the Poly Face farms they work in a circle.
Joel processes the chicken himself and makes more money doing it that way.
"Eat your view"- Give up year-round foods and eat foods that are "in season"
People trust local farms more than big stores.
They do not use chemicals in their food.
The hens pick tasty grubs and larvae out of the grass from the cows
The chickens larvae cuts on the bug and parasites just in case tiny organisms live in or on the cow
While the chicken are eating the grass they are adding a few thousand pounds of nitrogen
Joel uses sunlight to grow the produce instead of fossil fuels
20% of diet comes from grass, worms, grasshoppers, and crickets.
When a chicken gets sick they put antibiotics in their water for all the chickens.
Schools are serving locally grown foods
Not wasting food
Some schools donate the "wasted food" to shelters for homeless and to shelter to turn into feed for pigs and cows
Eating locally grown foods are more expensive
Working with the poop is making the farmers sick.
The poop can be used for more than just helping the ground.
The manure is/ can be used for electricity on the grid for other peoples homes.
manure is used for the tanks that out off heat for the farms.
You eat what your food eats
If the animal your eating is all natural it is better for you.
¨You get what you pay for¨