Speak For The Trees has done some amazing work over the last year to stop clear-cutting, and preserve our great forests in the Pacific Northwest.
Sundance: 25 Moments That Rocked Park City Gallery – The Hollywood Reporter. via: The Hollywood Reporter 10:02 AM PST 1/16/2014 by kjames So much indie history has been made at the fest over the last three decades and so many careers launched — from Quentin Tarantino’s to Hugh Grant’s, from Steven Soderbergh’s to Kevin Smith’s […]
“The people who make the greatest wines in the world, they love their dirt, they pick it up, they coddle it, they kiss it, they put it in a jar and it sits on their mantle in the living room, because they know. They know.” – Gary Vaynerchuk, Dirt! The Movie
Making dirt in prison Part of my week finds me in a South Florida prison building gardens. I work with ten men – all elderly and most serving life sentences, or sentences long enough that likely they will die there. The prison administration tolerates their work building a food garden, and apart from permission and […]
Welcome to the first post in our series of featured artists who make art out of, or about, our favorite topic: Dirt! Common Ground 191 is a large scale art project by artist Gary Simpson. His vision involves creating a large series of 196 abstract panels created with a mixture of soil collected from 192 […]
A prison garden provides inmate work, produces better food for the institution, teaches work skills, and provides an achievement opportunity for inmates. In Dirt! The Movie we introduced you to the Rikers Island prison garden program, The Greenhouse Project. Since then, we have received several emails from viewers asking us for more information about prison […]
As more and more cities and counties are banning single-use plastic grocery bags, we here at Dirt! applaud the elimination of one more source of plastic pollution in our waterways, oceans and of course our landfills. Last week Los Angeles became the largest city in the U.S. to approve a ban on plastic grocery bags.