"Can We Feed the World?" Ethics of Eating hosts alternative farmer, Joel Salatin

Estimates indicate that by 2050, at least 9 billion people will inhabit planet Earth. Food scientists, environmentalists, industry advocates, farmers, and policymakers disagree about how best to sustain a global food supply. Many assume that the solution will involve petroleum-based fertilizers and concentrated animal feedlot operations (CAFO’s). According to Joel Salatin, a third-generation alternative farmer from Polyface Farms, Inc. in Swope, Virginia, nothing could be further from the truth.