Film exposes government raids on family farms
June 22nd, 2011 | Food Security, Our Food, agriculture, big ag, Dairy, factory farm, family, farm, Farmageddon, FDA, industrial, local, Mad Sheep, Polyface, USDA
Since I just recently posted my review of the book Mad Sheep whose author is featured in this film, I figured you guys would appreciate this review of Farmageddon: The Unseen War on American Family Farms by Jessica Claire Haney of Crunchy-Chewy Mama. Please click here for the full article. Below I have just pulled out a few favorite paragraphs.
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2011 – Slow Food D.C. hosted the world premiere yesterday of the documentary film Farmageddon: The Unseen War on American Family Farms for an enthusiastic, sold-out crowd. The film, directed by Kristin Canty, tells the story of several family farms that were raided by the FDA and the USDA at great taxpayer expense for questionable reasons.