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Polyfaces
Polyfaces
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Set in the stunning Shenandoah Valley in northern Virginia, Polyface Farm is run by "the world's most innovative farmer" and uses no chemicals and feeds over 6,000 families and many restaurants and food outlets within a 3 hour 'foodshed.' A joyful film about connecting to the land and the community, the film follows the Salatins over four years as they 'everything different to everyone else' to produce food in a way that works with nature, not against it. Using the symbiotic relationships of animals and their natural functions, they produce high quality, nutrient-dense products.

The Salatins regenerate their landscapes, communities, local economies, customer's health and most importantly their soils. This model is being replicated throughout our global village, proving that we can provide quality produce without depleting our planet.

Winner of Best Documentary at the Silver Springs International Film Festival, the Minister of Agriculture Award at the Life Sciences Film Festival Festival in Prague, and the Gold Remi Award at the WorldFest Film Festival.

"You may still find yourself quietly cheering for the low-key rebels...a story of a determined and environmentally conscious operation. this tale of an unorthodox farm may have you nodding along to most everything its operators say, and believing that their methods are the best way to help us eat (and live) a whole lot better." - New York Times

Comments (6)

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Renee

Amazing family and farm!

Fantastic and inspiring film!

Bravo!

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Kraamo

To quote President Trump, "this is beautiful, just beautiful. Believe me." I love these farmers initiative to decide what's best n making it happen against the odds. Cool info n wonderful people. Beautiful

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Renee

To quote a psychopath?

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paul

i encourage Polyface Farms to phase out the sawing of their animals into pieces.

i do agree with the Founder that humans have souls, & non do not.

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Renee

Humans evolved as omnivores.

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Dylan

Stories abound of young professionals leaving urban life to "return to the land," and become farmers. Polyfaces is a primer of sorts for anyone who dreams of such a migration, as it introduces low impact agricultural methods necessary for sustainable living. What makes the film so accessible ...Read more