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Fridays at the Farm

$19.00$100.00

Feeling disconnected from their food, a filmmaker and his family decide to join a local community supported organic farm. As he photographs the growing process, the filmmaker moves from passive observer to active participant in the planting and harvesting of vegetables. Featuring lush time-lapse and macro photography sequences compiled from nearly 20,000 still images, this personal essay is a father

GARDENS OF DESTINY: a documentary about food security

$75.00$250.00

Has North America taken too many risks with its agriculture? In Gardens of Destiny we meet Dan Jason, an organic gardener on Salt Spring Island, on the Canadian west coast. Jason is the head of the Seed and Plant Sanctuary for Canada, a network of gardeners from around the world working to preserve as much plant diversity as possible. This film explores Dan’s garden and seed world and investigates with several sustainable development specialists such issues as genetic engineering, terminator seeds and the pitfalls of industrial agriculture in North America.

One Man, One Cow, One Planet

$17.95$99.95

Modern industrial agriculture is destroying the earth: desertification, water scarcity, toxic cocktails of agricultural chemicals pervading our food chains, ocean ecosystem collapse, soil erosion and massive loss of soil fertility. Humanity’s increasing demands are exceeding the Earth’s carrying capacity. A simple recipe to save the world? One old man and a bucket of cow-dung. Are you crazy?

How to Save the World

$29.95$99.95

What does an environmentally friendly biodynamic food system capable of feeding everyone actually look like? A biodynamic revolution is sweeping India. HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD tells the story of marginal farmers across India who are reviving an arcane form of agriculture through the teachings of an elderly New Zealander many are calling the new Gandhi. The outcome of the battle for agricultural control may dictate the future of the earth.

SOUTH CENTRAL FARM: Oasis In A Concrete Desert

$21.95$39.95

Covers the high profile controversy over the South Central Farm in Los Angeles, the largest urban garden in the country. The story includes the benefits of urban farms, celebrity tree sitters, citizen supporters, dramatic evictions of farmers, rarely told developer’s defense and updates on farmers efforts to continue to sustain themselves, physically and spiritually. Celebrity activists include Daryl Hannah, Joan Baez, Julia Butterfly Hill, Martin Sheen, Willie Nelson.

Tales of the San Joaquin: A River Restored (2011)

$49.95

The San Joaquin River has been called the hardest working river in America, and at the same time, the most abused. Once the birthplace of hundreds of thousands of salmon, the river had completely dry not just once, but in two separate sections of the original river channel. After a successful twenty-year lawsuit against the federal government by a coalition of fifteen environmental and fishing organizations, the San Joaquin River has been restored.

DISCOVER HETCH HETCHY with Harrison Ford

$20.00$90.00

In 1890 the Hetch Hetchy Valley was preserved as the most beautiful natural feature in the northern half of Yosemite National Park. Like its renowned twin, Yosemite Valley, Hetch Hetchy was carved by glaciers and is ringed by sheer granite cliffs and waterfalls. Tragically, this national treasure was dammed and flooded under 300 feet (100 meters) of water for use as a reservoir in 1923. Hosted and narrated by Harrison Ford.

Fed Up!

$19.00$59.00

PRODUCED BY WHOLESOME GOODNESS PRODUCTIONS. 2002 56 mins

About 70% of the food we eat contains genetically engineered ingredients and the biotech industry is spending $50 million a year to convince us that this technology is our only hope. Using hilarious and disturbing archival footage and featuring interviews with farmers, scientists, government officials and activists, FED UP! presents an entertaining and compelling overview of our current food production system from the Green Revolution to the Biotech Revolution and what we can do about it.

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