2020_Programs-Adult - FarmerHoldingBeetroots.jpgFilms Show on Mondays
1:00 pm at the Port Townsend Public Library
6:00 pm at the Jefferson County Library

The 3rd Annual North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival introduces you to farmers in India, France, California, Southeastern states, and Maine. Don’t miss this inspiring six-week film series featuring the various faces of regenerative farming in the world of today. Local efforts will be highlighted in discussion after each film.

 

Biggest Little Farm film coverJanuary 6 – The Biggest Little Farm
Follow a couple through their successes and failures as they work to develop a sustainable farm on 200 acres outside of Los Angeles. Film Trailer

 

After Winter, Spring film coverJanuary 13 – After Winter, Spring
An intimate study of French farmers as they grapple with a profound question: will this be the last generation of family farmers in a region continuously cultivated for over five thousand years? Film Trailer

 

Grow Food movie posterJanuary 27 – Grow Food
A new farmer who knows nothing about growing food, decides to leave his “safe” career in pool maintenance and begin to farm. There’s just one problem: he doesn’t have any land. Film Trailer

 

Permaculture Orchard movie coverFebruary 3 – The Permaculture Orchard: Beyond Organic
Biologist and educator Stefan Sobkowiak shares his experience transforming a conventional apple orchard into an abundance of biodiversity that virtually takes care of itself. Film Trailer

 

Abundance on a Dry Land movie cover

February 10 – Abundance on a Dry Land
Learn about rainwater harvesting techniques, designed to achieve sustainable food production in dry regions of the world. Film Trailer

 

One Man, One Cow, One Planet movie coverFebruary 24 – One Man, One Cow, One Planet
Follow Peter Proctor, New Zealand’s father of biodynamics, along the back roads of rural India, revealing the miracle of organics and the farmers who are reclaiming their agricultural heritage. Film Trailer

 

The 2020 North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival is co-sponsored by the City of Port Townsend Library, Friends of the Trees Society and Jefferson County Local Food Systems Council.