Joseph Jenkins lives near Grove City, Pennsylvania on a 143 acre homestead with an organic garden and orchard and a few ducks and chickens. He began self-publishing in 1994 while a graduate student at Slippery Rock University, with no professional writing or publishing experience, and has since sold over 85,000 self-published books with a combined cover price of over 2 million dollars. His three titles include: The Humanure Handbook (in 3 editions), The Slate Roof Bible (in 3 editions), and Balance Point (in 2 editions). His titles have been recognized in numerous local, national, and international book awards.
His books have been mentioned on NPR, the BBC, CBC (Canada), PBS, Playboy Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Howard Stern, New Yorker Magazine, Associated Press, and many other media outlets.
Jenkins also owns and operates a nationwide slate roof consulting business, and three internet sales outlets (SlateRoofWarehouse.com, SnowGuardWarehouse.com, and HumanureStore.com). He also provides international consulting services for "composting as a sanitation solution." His research, consulting, and speaking engagements have taken him to 58 countries and territories so far.
Jenkins publishes the Traditional Roofing Magazine and is the founder and executive director of the Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America, Inc, a non-profit trade association. he is also setting up a slate roof training center in the Grove City area.
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