Focus Forward/Short Films – 3 films of interest
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Less Field, More Yield by William Mann
At a time when it is necessary to think differently about crop production, due to climate change, depleted natural resources, population growth and availability of land, the VertiCrop has been developed as a sustainable alternative to traditional agriculture, utilizing advanced hydroponic technologies in controlled environments.
Gaia Soil by Greener Media
Paul Mankiewicz is the creator of Gaia Soil, a light-weight soil used for urban gardens. His work couples ecological engineering and restoration with the integration of human communities in natural systems.
Veterans to Farmers by Anna C. Stull and Christian A. Mussett
As a recently retired Iraq War veteran, I understand the challenges of finding employment after military service. Veterans to Farmers is an amazing program that trains vets in organic greenhouse farming. Not only does this provide meaningful employment, but it strengthens our communities, protects the environment and bolsters our economy by providing local, clean, and traceable fresh food.