Dexter Dover Area Towns in Transition’s (DDATT) film series on Food and
Friday March 4th
7 PM at the Abbott Mem Library in Dexter
“The Real Dirt on Farmer John” is a 2007 movie made about a maverick
mid-Western farmer, an outcast in his community who bravely stands amidst
a failing farm economy, vicious rumors, and even violence. By melding
the traditions of family farming with the power of art and free
expression, this powerful story of transformation and renewal heralds a
resurrection of farming in America. It ain’t easy being green.
DDATT is a group of local citizens concerned about our dependence on oil
for nearly everything we do, and consciously making plans for when oil
becomes less and less easily available. Local food supply is one of our
Come watch the movies with your friends, enjoy some light refreshments,
and stay after the film to join in the discussion!
Coming up in the series later this Spring:
April 1 will be Blue Gold, about the importance of global water issues in
the coming years.
May 6 will be Meet Your Farmer, a film about 8 Maine farmers made by the
Maine Farmland Trust.
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