Oskar Blues and Joel Salatin at the Lyons Farmette!

 

Today marks the beginning of  Boulder Counties Eat Local Week.  Through September 4th celebrate the delights and benefits of eating locally grown and locally processed food.  Please do your part in supporting local family farms, farmers markets, restaurants, grocers and organizations that support them.   Oskar Blues and Hops and Heifers Farm is proud to sponsor the kick off the week with Mr. Joel Salatin at a sold out event tonight at the Lyons Farmette.   If you are into sustainable agriculture Joel Salatin is the owner of Poly Face Farm http://www.polyfacefarms.com/ the worlds most recognized “Beyond Organic” farm.   Mr. Salatin’s farm was featured in the Academy Award nominated documentary “Food Inc.” http://www.foodincmovie.com/, his passion for locally grown, natural clean food, has inspired many.  I had the honor to hear him speak in Fort Collins a few years ago, and have been inspired ever since.  He will be speaking tonight  at 7:30pm at the Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder more information can be found by visiting  http://eatlocalguide.com/bouldercounty/.