The Real Dirt on Farmer John
It ain't easy being green
The true story of a third-generation farmer of the Mid-West, John Peterson is the hero of the organic, free farming movement. This movie follows his journey biographically from the inheritance of his father’s land, to his successes, failures, tribulations, and rebirth.
The family-farm in 20th century America suffered from huge government restructuring and many ended up in massive debt, John however, used his creative talents to revolutionize his farm and produce the first organic vegetables.