Film at The Cultch: New Farms, Big Success!

Posted by Jennifer Cline on October 24, 2014

New Farms, Big Success!
New documentary featuring: Jean-Martin Fortier, Kristin Kimball, and Lauren Rathwell
When: Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 6pm, 7:30pm, and 9pm
Where: The Cultch, 1895 Venables St, Vancouver, BC
Price: $13
Trailer:  NewFarmsBigSuccess_LandscapeFeatureImage-300x225.jpg

New Farms, Big Success presents three amazing, ecologically responsible farms in the USA and Canada. Their unique business plans eliminate the middle man, use sustainable methods and few fossil fuels and show a decent living can be made! This documentary provides critical information to develop an enduring, local food network in a time of climate change. This documentary includes the official point of view of The Convention on Biodiversity, the UN office specialized in the protection of life on Earth, about the links between climate change, biodiversity and farming.

Featuring three rock star farmers:
-Jean-MArtin Fortier, farmer of Les Jardins de la Grelinette and author of The Market Gardener
-Kristin Kimball, farmer of Essex Farm and author of The Dirty Life
-Lauren Rathmell, greenhouse manager of Lufa Farms

Also featuring:
-Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the UN
-Bill McKibben, leading US Environmentalist