HEART & SOIL
45 minutes / All ages / 2009 / United States of America / Average:
A character driven film making a compelling claim for local, sustainable, small scale, eco agriculture and ethical eating.
The award wining, short documentary "Heart & Soil" captures the essence of the growing local food consciousness. It moves along to the pace of barefoot children, frolicking livestock and a cast of authentic characters. A lively family film that inspires audiences into awareness and action as it provides thought-provoking insight into a wide variety of interconnected, ecological, social and economic themes. Covering topics such as seed saving, animal husbandry, organic growing practices, food security, carbon foot prints, food safety and more.... According to esteemed Random House author, Deborah Madison, this film, seen in turns as hopeful and devastating should be required viewing in schools across the globe.