Everything I Want to Do Is Racist

Chris Newman
8 min readSep 4, 2020

How America’s favorite farmer lost his way.

Joel Salatin at Polyface Farms (image from The Beef Site)

If you’re reading this, you probably know who Joel Salatin is. He’s the outspoken and vaunted founder of Polyface Farm — arguably the most famous farm in the world (as far as famous farms go) — a grazier, sustainable agriculture advocate, author of a number of books, the subject or feature of several food documentaries, and was made famous by Michael Pollan’s…

Chris Newman

Building a new, accessible, open, and democratic food economy in the Chesapeake Bay region @ Sylvanaqua Farms