I started “documenting” in 2001, not “making a documentary” exactly, because I really didn’t know what it was going to end up being. The New York Times had run a series of articles about the disappearance of small towns across the Midwest, about communities drying up and farmers forced off the land. I wanted to […]
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What happens when independent farmers decide to go under contract to corporate producers and forever change the relationship between farmer and farm? Contract farming has led to a change in the rural economic landscape, for better or, as farmers and a host of rural analysts and academics say, worse, much worse: “They control you and […]
As We Sow documentary looks at the changes in the Midwest as a result of industrial agriculture.
I’m an itinerant documentary maker who has been visiting farms and talking to farmers for over 10 years.
The future world’s food supplies may well be decided in America’s courts.
Spanning a decade of time, Jan Weber (As We Sow), continues her journey with new Farmlandia project.