Growing Awareness a film by Jade Ajani
This feature-length documentary from the Pacific Northwest examines Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA), through which consumers buy shares of a local farm's harvest, receiving a weekly supply of fresh food throughout the growing season. Small-scale organic farmers and CSA members from around the South Puget Sound region share their views on the present reality of small-scale farming and its impact on farmers, consumers, and the local community as a whole. With issues of sustainability and food security coming to the fore throughout North America and beyond, Growing Awareness illustrates the importance of local small farms to a community and critiques the emergence of an organic-industrial complex as well as the modern corporate-controlled and government-subsidized global food system.
A Lasercave Production http://www.lasercave.biz/grow/
Lasercave Productions is a new independent media label based in Portland, OR. Lasercave is proud to offer the agrarian documentary Growing Awareness as its first release.
Lasercave strongly encourages individuals to hold community-based screenings of the film in order to promote awareness about Community Supported Agriculture, small farms and local food systems.
Visit the Lasercave Store website or the Growing Awareness website for more information or to order a DVD.
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