The Vision of Fairview Gardens
"Beyond Organic is a great
view, a wonderful video about a community growing
healthy food, building good relationships and developing a vital social fabric
for us all!"
"Beyond Organic is not only a dramatic and true story,
on a subject of great importance, but it's also a beautiful film. (You can almost
taste the peaches!)"
"The fascinating and inspiring story of Fairview Gardens,
an organic farm that unites enriching food production with a sound and healthy
"What a great piece of work! This timely film celebrates local, community-based
farming, while offering solutions to the urgent challenges of family farms and
urban agriculture. Beautiful cinematography and engaging storytelling--a must
"Great video and example for other CSAs to follow."
"I am really quite excited about offering this marvelous special to the Public
Television viewers of North America."
"(An) uplifting, hopeful video."
"A thought-provoking, visually stunning video. The quality of production is excellent,
allowing the program to be entertaining while raising underlying questions for
further discussion on topics such as urban sprawl and development, community
and social interactions, organic farming, future directions for urban agriculture,
and community-supported agriculture (CSA). The comparisons of the connections
among land, culture, and community in the more traditional agriculture of many
countries and the trend to megafarms in North America are particularly striking."
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