Heritage Breed Farmer (OPL Human Library 2013)
Annotation:A funny, thoughtful romp through the history of our woolly friends, why small farms are important, and how each one of us--and the planet--would benefit from being very sheepish, indeed
Annotation:Includes in-depth coverage of breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and disease prevention and treatment
Annotation:Far from lacking thoughts and feelings, farm animals demonstrate sophisticated problem-solving abilities, possess rich social lives, and feel a wide range of emotions
Annotation:The author continues his odyssey from suburban dog lover to owner of Bedlam Farm in rural, upstate New York, capturing the experience of life with animals. Living with four dogs is one thing. But what happens when you add a couple of cows, four donkeys, a growing flock of sheep, a few hens, a temperamental rooster, and even Mother (a barn cat) to the mix
Annotation:The mysterious death of their shepherd has sent a flock of sheep into a frenzy trying to piece together "whodunit." Overcoming their "sheepish" ways, the members of the flock realize that they may be the only ones who can solve it.
Annotation:Set in a small farming community in mid-Wales, the filmmaker documents poetic and profound journey into a world of endings and beginnings; a world of stuffed owls, sheep and fire.
Annotation:Dans ce documentaire, des éleveurs et cultivateurs du Québec, de l'Ouest canadien, du Vermont (États-Unis) et de la France proposent des solutions aux ravages sociaux et environnementaux que cause l'agriculture industrielle