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By Brian Clyde
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About

Beginning in the winter of 2010, I began to document the daily activities of four different farms in the Hudson Valley region of New York State.  These farms are not only committed to providing organic produce to their respective communities, but to treating the earth with a deep sense of stewardship.

The farmers involved in this project are visionaries who strive to create a sustainable food system in which healthy food and responsible agricultural practices become a way of life for modern day societies.  Their creativity, ingenuity, and perseverance are illuminated in this sweet story of good, old-fashioned, hard-working Americans earning their keep amidst the challenges posed by the elements and the markets.

I am almost done with a rough cut of the picture.  I have several sections available for viewing on YouTube.  While the story is compelling and special, a polish by a professional editor and a sound designer will really give it the sparkle that can bring it to a wide audience.

I'm asking for $15,000 to cover both the expense of the editing and the sound design.  I have several colleagues who are willing to take the project on even though the payment will be much lower than the industry standard.  We feel confident that this feature will be inspirational and sensational.

Thank you for your consideration and contribution to a healthier and more sustainable future!

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    Thank you for supporting our film. Your contribution is helping to raise awareness about sustainability, organic farming, and the Community Supported Agriculture movement!

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    Receive a frame-able, Limited Edition, full-color postcard Thank-you note (mailed to any U.S. address). The postcard will feature a scene from one of the Four Seasons farms.

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    Inspired to start you're own garden? Along with all of the above, we'll send you some seeds to 'kick start' your project. Happy gardening!

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    Farmers like music too! We'll send you the Four Seasons soundtrack, as well as everything listed above!

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    In addition to everything above, we'll send you a signed DVD of the final feature. As a symbol of our sincere gratitude, your name will appear with a special "Thank you" in the film's credits.

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    Your generosity is overwhelming. Let us thank you in person with a tour of a Four Seasons farm, lunch with the director and producer, and farm-fresh vegetable to take home with you. You will receive an Associate-Producer credit in the film. Don't forget, you'll receive all of the above as well.

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Funding period

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