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Film: The Real Dirt on Farmer John

From site: Weissberg

Date: Friday, March 21st, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Location: Room 150,
Center for the Sciences

Contact: Josh Moore, x2831

The Human Rights & Food film series  features documentaries selected to illuminate the theme of this year's Weissberg Chair residency with Vandana Shiva. Discussion with faculty and guests will follow each film.

Film #3, The Real Dirt on Farmer John explores the trials and triumphs of family farm life and the creation of Angelic Organics, one of the largest Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms in the United States and based in Caledonia, Illinois.  Produced by Beloit alum Taggart Siegel and featuring Beloit alum John Peterson.

Film by Taggart Siegel/ 2005/ 83 min./USA