The filmmaker would like to know if I want the prolonged version of the story driving her to start with documentary.
The movie creating its debut Sunday afternoon at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Heart.
The movie with the intriguing title: “Dreaming of a Vetter Planet.”
And the compelling issue: Nebraska farmer with a ministry to the soil.
I have viewed the trailer for Bonnie Hawthorne’s film, shot around two yrs at David Vetter’s farm outside Marquette in Hamilton County. (I can guarantee you it’s truly worth the rate of admission, at the very least to anyone who cares about foodstuff and the way we expand it.)
The tale of a form gentleman with an Amish-design and style beard and a bachelor’s in agronomy, a master’s in divinity and a lifelong determination to natural farming.
The story of his father, Don, who died through filming but started preaching the gospel of expanding in wholesome soil again in the 1940s.
The story of like-minded farmers and family members and the science of soil and developing very good food in a way that sustains the Earth.
All filmed on a shoestring — “on the aglet of a shoestring” — by a girl who drove to Nebraska hauling a camper she called Petunia and whose vocation prior to 2014 was editing truth Television shows.
I’ve bought time, I tell Hawthorne. Go for it.
And so she starts at the unlikely beginning. On a 16-mile hike referred to as The Narrows in Utah’s Zion National Park, in which she and