Videos

Videos

Leigh Court Farm

A farmer shares about the personal satisfactions and community-building potential of direct-to-consumer vegetable farming. [4:20]

Video by Jason Taylor | the source project.

Populations

Why genetic diversity kept alive within a decentralized, farmer-guided model of seed selection matters for the future of food. [2:39]

Video by Jason Taylor | the source project.

The Future of Food and Gerald Miles

Food and farming as a vehicle for reconnection with the land. Farmer Gerald Miles shares his vision of the transformative effect farms can have on the communities that grow around them. [4:27]

Video by Jason Taylor | the source project.

Rupert – Torth y Tir

Rupert Dunn describes why the community-supported Torth y Tir peasant bakery maintains over 100 heirloom varieties of wheat as a strategy for adaptation through diversity. [3:09]

Video by Jason Taylor | the source project.

Hunting for Seed

How collecting and seed-saving of wild alpine herbs by this Scottish nursery helps protect overharvested plants and encourages regional self-sufficiency. Duncan Ross of Poyntzfield Herb Nursery describes. [2:33]

Video by Jason Taylor | the source project.

Natabar Sarangi – The Source

Natabar Sarangi describes the conservation and reintroduction of heritage Indian rice varieties as key to sustainable agriculture and the livelihoods of traditional farmers. [9:07]

Video by Jason Taylor | the source project.

BIOGI the Kenyan way

How one captures the synergies of biodiversity—from the microbiome all the way up to plant and animal communities—for farm productivity and human health. [4:18]

Video by Jason Taylor | the source project.

Upendra and Worms

This vignette captures one farmer’s story of his return to organic methods, using vermiculture (worms) to renew chemically damaged soil tilth and productivity. [2:10]

Video by Jason Taylor | the source project.