Essential watching for all of us who care about how our food is produced, where it comes from, and the folks who influence it along the path from field to fork. All are a source of education, inspiration and empowerment, reminding us that we as consumers have incredible power to influence the fate of our food system - locally, nationally and globally.
"A wonderful exploration of what a handful of progressive farmers, restauranteurs and entrepreneurs are undertaking across America to re-establish our local food system in a sustainable and delicious way! br>
Tracy Worcester looks into the industrialization and commoditization of the global pork industry and the unbelievable affects it has on our environment, our economy, our communities, our health and our dinner plates, with nice coverage of our Canadian and Ontario pig production methods. br>
Dirt! The Movie
In the words of narrator Jamie Lee Curtis, dirt is a living breathing skin encircling the Earth. Exploring the relationship between humans and soil, Dirt makes you care about dirt! br>
The Future of Food
A look how Genetically Modified Organism's (GMO) are made, their affect on our farming system and a frightening exploration into what the future might hold. br>
Two friends explore the far reaching economic and industrialization of a food system build on corn. An entertaining and informative look at a complicated agricultural issue. br>
The Real Dirt on Farmer John
The epic tale of a maverick Midwestern farmer, The Real Dirt on Farmer John documents the dramatic failure of Farmer John's conventional farming operation and its resurrection into a thriving, organic Community Supported Agriculture farm. By Melding the traditions of family farming with the power of art and free expression, the quintessentially American story heralds a resurrection of farming in America. br>
Locavore: local diet, healthy planet
A tasty documentary about the inevitable need to return to a local diet. A generation ago food traveled less than 10 miles to your table. Today the average grown vegetable has traveled more that 1500 miles. Our food is over processed, stale and lacks nutrition. Locavore educates, inspires and revitalizes, promoting health for our bodies and our planet. br>
A special thanks to customers Austin & Patricia for introducing us to these wonderful sources of inspiration.