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A Farmer’s Approach to Systems Design



Published on | Prototyping: From UX to Front End — Medium Hoyd Breton Joel Salatin runs Polyface Farms in Swoope, Virginia. He raises cows, pigs, chickens, turkeys, and rabbits there but considers himself mainly a grass farmer. The grass is the hero of his operation, converting solar energy into the foundation of the food chains at Polyface. On the subject, Joel likes to say: “to be even more accurate, we should call ourselves sun farmers. The grass is just the way we capture the solar energy.” The food chains aren’t the