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A farmer's road.

Murray, John, (film director,, film producer.). Cooperband, Leslie, (interviewee.). Jarrell, Wes, (interviewee.). DeMarco, Alisa, (interviewee.). Bayless, Rick, (interviewee.).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 75 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : 2016.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Leslie Cooperband, Wes Jarrell, Alisa Demarco, Rick Bayless, Stephanie Izard, Paul Virant.
Summary, etc.: A Farmer's Road tells the story of how two PhD soil scientists traded the security of academic tenure for the relentless challenges and economic uncertainty of operating a Grade A goat dairy and farmstead creamery in central Illinois. Surrounded by commodity-based agribusiness, they strive to embody the core principles of sustainability, showcasing artisan goat milk products during slow-food dinners on the farm. Their mission to educate the public about locally-sourced small-farm diversity is literally changing the American food system one meal at a time.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Cooperband, Leslie.
Jarrell, Wes.
Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery.
Farms > Illinois.
Nubian goat > Illinois.
Goat farming > Illinois.
Goat cheese > Illinois.
Cheesemakers > Illinois.
Artisans > Illinois.
Sustainability > Illinois.
Agrobiodiversity > Illinois.

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