A Sense of humus

Canada, 1976

Film
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This film is about organic farming done on a commercial basis. The farmers, who live in various parts of Canada, discuss their methods, and the audience is able to appreciate the results obtained. A pertinent and reassuring study of agriculture in the age of chemicals and mechanization.

Credits

director

Christopher Chapman

producer

Gary Toole

Roman Bittman

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:28:02:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28370

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Canada

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Crops and soils

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farmers

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Organic farming

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment - Social aspects

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Environment - Social aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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