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Greetings from the Dirt Team and welcome to our new website. It’s hard to believe that it has almost been six years since we had our premiere at the Sundance Film Festival! Since then Dirt! The Movie has screened on PBS as its Earth Day Special in 2010; has shown in numerous festivals and events … Continued
The weekend of September 29th saw the the annual Tree People gathering take place under a full Harvest Moon in Beverly Hills, California. Tree People celebrated their 40th Anniversary in late 2013, and was founded by Andy Lipkis, who appears in Dirt! The Movie. The organization is committed to providing a sustainable future for the … Continued
The return of the Dustbowl. It has been a long time coming, but never unexpected. Recent years have set records in terms of heat (the last 6 months have been the hottest in history), and America’s breadbasket has felt the affects twofold. Many attribute this to our current agricultural system, which promotes monoculture, or the production … Continued
Ah, Fall is in full swing. The leaves are falling, the scent of autumn lingers in the air, and Winter is just around the corner. Celebrate the most colorful season of the year by hosting a screening of Dirt! The Movie in your community – at your local library, arboretum, community center, church or maybe even graveyard! … Continued
After a grueling campaign to save a 110 acre area of land in Southern Oregon from devastating clear-cutting practices, Speak for the Trees Oregon, a non-profit headed by Matt Ramsey and wife Lydia Doleman, finally reached an agreement with the encroaching logging company to end the cutting that was indefinitely ruining both the trees and … Continued
“I will be a hummingbird. I will do the best I can.” – Wangari Maathai, Dirt! The Movie Have a Hummingbird New Year!
What should a community do with its unused land? Plant food, of course. With energy and humor, Pam Warhurst tells at the TEDSalon the story of how she and a growing team of volunteers came together to turn plots of unused land into communal vegetable gardens, and to change the narrative of food in their … Continued