Species and Ecosystem Conservation/Environmental Sustainability/Organic Farming: Down2Earth (Ep 108)
Catalogue Number: AP0010
Producer: Aarrow Productions
Producing Agencies: Aarrow Productions Inc.
Subject: Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, First Nations Studies, Global Issues, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2012
Running Time: 21:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Species and Ecosystem Conservation/Environmental Sustainability/Organic Farming: The Nk'mip Desert Cultural Centre in Osoyoos, British Columbia is the site of Canada's only desert eco-system. The centre is at the forefront of rattlesnake and endangered plant conservation; Chavannes Jean-Baptiste founded the Peasant Movement of Papay in Haiti in 1973. Since then, he has been working with peasant farmers to teach them low impact, organic farming techniques.
Filmmaker Bio: Barbara Todd Hager is a writer, producer and director. Her family traces its Métis ancestry to Red River, Fort Pitt and St. Paul des Métis Settlements. In 1999 she launched Aarrow Productions and it has grown into one of Canada’s leading Indigenous-owned media companies.
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