Posts Tagged ‘family farmers’

Have Organics Been Oversized: A Documentary Filmmaker Speaks Out

Have Organics Been Oversized: A Documentary Filmmaker Speaks Out

I’m an itinerant documentary maker who has been visiting farms and talking to farmers for over 10 years.

Artisan Cheese on the Farm (video)

Artisan Cheese on the Farm (video)

This story is about an artisan cheese producer who raises goats on her farm, and produces cheeses from the goats milk.

Farmer Don: Sunflower Seeds Forever (video)

Farmer Don: Sunflower Seeds Forever (video)

A field of shimmering sunflowers; a flock of hungry birds feeding , and a farmer who shares some of his stories about his sunflower fields. I have a soft spot for flowers. Years ago I took some painting classes from a great watercolorist, Susan St. Thomas. The subject I always picked to paint was flowers. […]

Mushroom Farming (video)

Mushroom Farming (video)

Carole Anne and Curly are Arkansas transplants (they both hail from the east coast), brilliant musicians and amazing mushroom farmers. Their hippie roots brought them “back to the land” and to the magnificent Ozarks. They’ve been farming now for over 20 years, and know the shiitake like they know their three children. Their farm is […]

Container Gardening: Growing Salad Bowls (video)

Container Gardening: Growing Salad Bowls (video)

Short on growing space? This is a great way to grow a ‘salad’ most anywhere!