Heartland Local Food
February 24, 2020
The local food debate going on at the Farmers' Market in Lawrence, Kansas is representative of the food issues facing the entire United States. This film explores questions about what makes food sustainable, how farmers' markets build community, and why local food matters. This documentary also examines the challenges facing local food systems and how farmers' markets represent the heart of the American Food System. By highlighting stories from several Kansas farmers, this documentary explores the challenges of growing food in ethical and sustainable ways.