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Prototype Online: Documentary filmmaker Ian Cheney imagines a future food system

January 27, 2011

Truck Farm began with Ian Cheney’s desire to grow food, without any land of his own, in a big city. The film (and the farm) became a powerful way of exploring inventive agricultural efforts throughout New York City, and showing how farming speaks to young people’s imaginations. Cheney expresses the need for more creativity in agriculture, in terms of sizes and types of farms; methods of farming; and what food we grow.

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