#1The Real Dirt on Farmer John
The Delicious Revolution
A series of films
Presented byWalnut Creek Library&Slow Food Delta Diablo
The epic tale of a maverick Midwestern farmer.
Anoutcast in his community, Farmer John bravely standsamidst a failing economy, vicious rumors, and violence.By melding the traditions of family farming with the powerof art and free expression, this powerful story oftransformation and renewal heralds a resurrection offarming in America.The film is a haunting odyssey, capturing what it means tobe different in rural America.
Farmer John, with a boa and pitchfork, is provocative and passionate about cultivating not only delicious vegetables but also a vibrant community of farmers and consumers dedicated to the values of sustainability.-- Alice Waters
April 16, 2011Walnut Creek Library1644 N. Broadway6 pm