Author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, among other books and articles. He is an investigative journalist and one of the pioneers of bringing the corrupt business of America’s food industry into the mainstream. Visit his website at www.michaelpollan.com



A website providing information on all kinds of grass fed meats and the benefits of eating them! Learn more at www.eatwild.com


A memoir, by author Barbara Kingsolver (with articles by her daughter and husband), about living a life dedicated to eating locally, helping to promote a more sustainable environment. Visit www.animalvegetablemiracle.com for more info.


A website that lists the Certified Farmers’ Markets in Southern California. It also provides lists of foods that are currently in season. To find a Farmer’s Market near you visit this site at www.farmernet.com. BUY LOCAL!

Food, Inc

A documentary by filmmaker Robert Kenner about the scary truth of the American Agribusiness that has taken control of what and how American’s eat. For more info go to www.foodincmovie.com

Polyface, Inc

This “a family owned, multi-generational, pasture-based, beyond organic, local-market farm” in The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, now run by Joel Salatin. (He and his farm are feautured in the movie ‘Food, Inc”.Visit their website to learn about their truly amazing place. www.polyfacefarms.com

Eat Well

A site providing information on finding farms, markets and restaurants that provide sustaianably raised foods. www.eatwellguide.org

Slow Food, USA

A grassroots organization whose mission is to “create dramatic and lasting change in the food system.”  Go to their website and become a member! www.slowfoodusa.org


This website provides plenty information on the benefits of managed pasture grazing as well as employment opportunities in this field. www.grassworks.org


This page is dedicated to the champions of the grass fed movement and other sustainable, earth-conscious organizations/people that have inspired and educated us here at the PattyWagon.