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Symphony of the soil - Free to watch Dec 5-12 2014  RSS feed

 
Sam Boisseau
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allen lumley
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Bump ! Big AL
 
Simon Johnson
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Thanks for posting.

Lots of good info in here. The main message of build soil, don't mine it.

No mention of permaculture though. Still lots of big mono crops.
 
Penny Dumelie
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Really enjoyed this. Lots of good info here.
Thanks for sharing it!
 
Landon Sunrich
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Beautifully filmed with attention to the right details. The scene where you can very clearly see the mushroom mycillia eating rocks is great. Everyone should watch it.
 
Bill Erickson
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Awesome video - thanks for posting it.
 
Patrick Mann
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Simon Johnson wrote:No mention of permaculture though. Still lots of big mono crops.

The scene with the dog in the potato field had a nice example of polyculture.
 
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Sure is a good video, got me excited. Really well done, much like Food Inc. and some of the other bigger ecological minded documentaries.

Definitely big farming focused, but still brings the broader audience a step closer to the good side.
 
Rick Howd
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Very impressive.

While I would love to see more of a permaculture version, if the large evil monoculture farms were all doing this permaculture wouldn't be necessary or even as attractive as it is.

Permies don't need to see this film though it is fun, instructional and backs our knowledge, it's the big monoculture farms/companies that need the movie and need to understand the message.

 
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