Betting the Farm
A group of Maine dairy farmersdropped by their national milk companylaunch their own milk company in a bid to save their farms. Owned by the farmers and committed to paying a sustainable price for their milk, the company offers hope for the future of small farming. But faced with slow sales and mounting bills, can the farmers hang together long enough for the gamble to pay off?
Betting the Farm is a verité documentary that follows three farmersAaron Bell, Vaughn Chase, and Richard Laryand their families through the tumultuous first two years of MOO Milk. With intimate access to their triumphs and disappointments, the film gives audiences a rare glimpse at the real lives of American farmers at a crossroads.
Roxie Theater (View)
3117 16th St
San Francisco, CA 94103