Six ecological agriculture-related films will be shown throughout the conference, including: From Farms to Incubators, Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry, Carbon Nation, Dolores, and a new series of video shorts from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Lunchtime Matinees & Panels
Success with NRCS: New Films and Organic Farmer Panel Discussion
View a new series of video shorts and hear from farmers about conservation assistance from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.
From Farms to Incubators: Sharing stories of minority women entrepreneurs in agtech in the Salinas Valley
Watch the award-winning mini-documentary by journalist Amy Wu and videographer Chris Schodt, and meet some of the featured businesswomen.
LOOK & SEE: A Portrait of Wendell Berry
Through Wendell’s eyes, we see the changing landscape of rural America in the era of industrial agriculture and experience the redemptive beauty of traditional agrarian values.
An optimistic film by director Peter Byck that shows how climate change solutions can boost the economy, increases energy security, and promotes human and environmental health.
Friday, 7:00 pm
A long overdue portrayal of Dolores Huerta – one of the most important, yet least known, activists in American history – who led the fight for racial and labor justice as an equal partner alongside Cesar Chavez.