Independent filmmaker, Deborah Koons Garcia talks about her latest film Symphony of the Soil, and some of the ways that she brings together animation, watercolor images, and original music, to provide a better understanding about soil, and to encourage a closer connection to nature.
Deborah Koons Garcia’s exceptional, new film, Symphony of the Soil, pays loving homage to the beauty and the wondrous mystery of soil, celebrating not just the incredible soil diversity found on four of the world’s continents,
A preview of Upcoming Food.Farmer.Earth videos on Cooking Up a Story.
We visit a farm that grows only Wasabi, a plant that only a relative few have seen.
Anthony Boutard, of Ayers Creek Farm, is not your typical farmer. Trained as a forester, he and his wife, Carol, backed into farming – as he likes to tell it.
Editorial In part 2, Dan Imhoff continues his talk about CAFO’s to a Friends of Family Farmers audience concerned about the health and wellbeing of their communities, and who support the creation of more sustainable, and environmentally healthy alternatives from that of our heavily industrialized, food system. Much of Imhoff’s talk centers around ideas that […]
The modern day Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) is both a crowning achievement of short-term human scientific prowess, and profound monumental hubris with terrible consequences unfolding now, and yet to unfold.
April 04, 2011 As farmland is lost to developers, Arizona farmer (and artist) Matthew Moore creates house floorplans in nearby fields to represent these soon-to-be buildings. Part art, part warning, these expressive works reminds us of “23 million acres (and counting) of farmland swallowed up by urban development in the US during the last 25 […]
It’s a fast approaching train, and it’s heading directly our way. Visionary author Lester R. Brown warns civilization is heading toward collapse…
March 16, 2011 A couple of weeks ago author and publisher Dan Imhoff spoke at the University of Washington about the upcoming Farm Bill. Imhoff had published Food Fight: The Citizen’s Guide to the Food and Farm Bill in 2007, which is an excellent resource to help anyone understand this complex piece of legislation. “The […]