DIRT! the Movie–narrated by Jaime Lee Curtis–brings to life the environmental, economic, social and political impact that the soil has. It shares the stories of experts from all over the world who study and are able to harness the beauty and power of a respectful and mutually beneficial relationship with soil.
What does an environmentally friendly biodynamic food system capable of feeding everyone actually look like? This film is a blueprint for a post-industrial future. It takes you into the heart of the world’s most important renaissance. The outcome of the battle for agricultural control in India may just dictate the future of the earth.
Known as Colony Collapse Disorder, this phenomenon has brought beekeepers to crisis in an industry responsible for producing apples, broccoli, watermelon, onions, cherries and a hundred other fruits and vegetables. Commercial honeybee operations pollinate crops that make up one out of every three bites of food (or drink) on our tables.
Winemaker Michel Chapoutier discusses his winery’s historic and now legendary conversion to biodynamic farming.
American wine writer Alice Feiring compares reactions to ‘natural wines’ on each side of the Atlantic after the first UK Natural Wine Fair.
Galam Frey Vinyards, the first certified Organic and Biodynamic winery in the U.S., discusses the difference between traditional, organic, and biodynamic farming.
There lots of talk about what level of organic wine is enough. Rebecca Work of Ampelos Cellars produces Biodynamic wines that are also certified sustainable and she explains the difference between organic wines, biodynamic wines, and sustainable wines. Beeman TV
Natural Wine and all its complexity
A look at the history and techniques of dry farming vineyards in Sonoma County, California.
A brief introduction to organic wine production. It covers what makes an organic wine different from regular produced wine. Organic wines have distinct benefits over wines that have sulfites present. There are criteria that have to be met to have the official USDA organic certification.
Trudie Styler and Sting discuss biodynamic wine, and starting up il Palagio Wines.
When choosing an organic wine, be sure to scan the label for information on the wine being grown organically, or selecting wines that use biodynamic grapes.