Terry & Monique gave up careers as opera singers in Europe to pursue their passion for ecological agriculture and to build a food community in the heart of Canada. Climate Change presents a challenging season, as this diverse group of farmers and scientists aims to regenerate the land and farming.

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From Seed to Seed reveals as much about the meaning of life as the challenges of farming. This compelling documentary centers on a young couple who has chosen farming as a moral, social, and economic way of life-in that order. Their story is juxtaposed with other Manitoba farmers exploring various paths of transition from conventional to organic farming. The story leaves little doubt about whose path is more difficult, but whose path is more fulfilling is a more difficult question. Will farming in the future be a continuing quest for money or a moral expression of purpose and meaning?”

John Ikerd, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri, Author, Small Farms Are Real Farms: Sustaining People through Agriculture

“With honesty and realism the film explores the risks farmers bear year to year, and provides audiences with a raw and unfiltered view of how their food is produced and the decisions farmers must make in the process…We applaud the effort taken in the film to highlight how farmers can help mitigate the effects of climate change through thoughtful, diversified and regenerative production practices. Seed to Seed rightly illustrates how farmers can be part of the solution to our climate crisis.”

Stuart Oke, Youth President, and Katie Ward, President, National Farmers Union of Canada

“Informative, beautifully shot…This gentle, quiet advocacy doc possesses some of the philosophical patience seen in its subjects, who need to follow the seasonal cycles of farming and withstand the vicissitudes of Prairie weather.”

Alison Gillmor, Winnipeg Free Press

From Seed to Seed took my breath away. I think everyone who eats should see it!

As a professor, I could teach an entire course in regenerative agriculture using nothing more than From Seed to Seed. As a farmer, I know of no documentaries that provide a more honest and clear-cut expose of the emotional territory between hope and despair within which every farmer lives. The farmers portrayed in the film exemplify the paradox created by striving toward nature-based farming while being beaten down by a changing and unpredictable climate and enticed by the easy-way-out offered by industrial agriculture, which destroys nature.

Gary S. Kleppel, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, University at Albany-SUNY, Co-owner, Longfield Farm, Author, The Emergent Agriculture: Farming, Sustainability and the Return of the Local Economy