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The biodynamic farming revolution in India

Thursday, February 8, 2007

Last night I watched the agricultural documentary How to Save the World. The film follows New Zealand bio-dynamic farmer Peter Proctor to India where he works with farmers to transition from chemical intensive agriculture to bio-dynamic farming methods which combine spiritual and holistic practices with organic agriculture to operate
a farm as a closed self-nourishing system. This practice, the film suggests, is the way to achieve a sustainable food system capable of feeding everyone in the face of globalization and infinite growth.

Yeah, the title is cheesy, but the film is not.

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