Free Film Show – A Farm For The Future & The Growing Edge – Friday 23 March

Free Film Show – A Farm For The Future & The Growing Edge – Friday 23 March

We will be showing A Farm For The Future on Friday 23 March at Horncastle College, starting at 7.30 pm.  All welcome, we will have refreshments at half time and a raffle.  We will then show “The Growing Edge” a 40 minute documentary on the theme of growing food using the permaculture system.  The Growing Edge – short trailer

Farm for the Future – short trailer Farm for the Future: Wildlife film maker Rebecca Hosking investigates how to transform her family’s farm in Devon into a low energy farm for the future, and discovers that nature holds the key.

With her father close to retirement, Rebecca returns to her family’s wildlife-friendly farm in Devon, to become the next generation to farm the land. But last year’s high fuel prices were a wake-up call for Rebecca. Realising that all food production in the UK is completely dependent on abundant cheap fossil fuel, particularly oil, she sets out to discover just how secure this oil supply is.

Alarmed by the answers, she explores ways of farming without using fossil fuel. With the help of pioneering farmers and growers, Rebecca learns that it is actually nature that holds the key to farming in a low-energy future.