First DVDs, Mini-Tour
With the help of my producer/Mom, we just finished the first batch of seed paper DVD covers, check some of them out here:
And I'm about to head out... Read more
World Premier at the Portland Film Festival!
Just got the word that the World Premier will be at the 2014 Portland Film Festival!
It runs from Aug. 26 - Sept. 1, so come on out/over/up/down/in for the... Read more
Daryl Hannah will Narrate Plant This Movie
I'm super excited to announce that Daryl Hannah is going to be our narrator! She was my first choice, because she's not only a well-known environmentalist, but also has a... Read more
A lot has happened since the last blog post! I returned to Portland and of course immediately found loads of amazing projects there then visited Occupy the Farm in the... Read more
New York Blog Post
The New York blog post is online:
Also, the second Kickstarter campaign is ending tomorrow night at midnight (Pacific Time). All we need is a few big donors to... Read more
"Civil Eats" Guest Blog
Headline says it all - Civil Eats, a great organization on food and food policy, published my guest blog today:
Grist.org interviewed me for an hour on Tuesday and today they posted their article. For those of you who have never heard of it, Grist was rated the #1 Green... Read more
New and Improved Video, Cuba Blog Post
Cuba was even better than I expected. Great interviews, great footage, all around amazing.
So the video here is now much improved. The last one, I have to admit, was... Read more
Second Kickstarter Campaign
Time to raise the money for postproduction! I leave for Cuba in a little over 12 hours, so I wanted to get the ball rolling before I leave Internet-capable lands... Read more
Africa and India
I'm back in the US now after the epic journey. It was very fruitful: in addition to what you've already heard about, I found amazing stories in East and West... Read more
London Blog Entry
Now in Accra, Ghana. Followed a herd of goats through the streets today until they went home, met the owners, going back tomorrow to interview them on camera!
I've just put together a blog post on the very successful shoot in Shanghai:
Now I'm in London, waiting for the weather to clear. Wait five minutes, as they... Read more
We Made It!
Thank you all so much for your support! As I said on Facebook:
More than anything else, having all this support from people throughout the urban farming community (and from... Read more
Frequent Flyer Miles
This is kind of a no-brainer for this project, right? Around the beginning of August when the funds clear through Amazon, I'll be spending a big chunk of the donated... Read more
Califia Suntree joined the production team
Califia Suntree, author and Huffington Post contributor, has just returned to her first love (film) after several years in the publishing industry, and I feel so lucky that she chose... Read more
Fine print, bio
I just finished a proposal to the Sundance Documentary Fund (we'll find out in December), and I figured that some people might want to read the project background, story, summary,... Read more
The Worldwatch Institute interviewed me....
and posted it on their blog here:
Keep up the momentum, we're going to get there!
My Guest Blog at "Eat Drink Better"
Headline pretty much says it all. The title of the blog tells the rest: "Why I'm Making an Urban Agriculture Documentary". Thanks to Becky Striepe for the invitation and for... Read more
Last Days of Shooting in Peru
Got some great days of shooting in before leaving Peru. Now on my way to China!
I feel like the momentum is building well in the campaign. With just over... Read more
Farmer John is now a backer!
Farmer John Peterson of the awesome documentary "The Real Dirt on Farmer John" became a backer of the film. Gives me a shot of confidence!
We're on City Farmer News!
Michael Levenston over at City Farmers News has been giving me support and advice since the beginning of this project. Thanks again for helping me spread the word!