The world is an amazing place to be. And it’s getting smaller all the time! Thanks to the internet, you’re reading this blog post right now. Without technology as it is, local small farms and farmers wouldn’t exist in the way they do today.
While technology has it’s benefits, abuses of technology in the form of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) and many chemical farming methods, takes away the simplicity of real food production. Short term outputs can come at the expense of long term sustainability. That’s why it’s critical to have a balanced perspective on technology’s role in making the world a better place.
Andrew Bartlett, creative director at Bartlett Productions and a faithful part-time farm hand at Bartlett Farms, entered this short film he made featuring Bartlett Farms in a contest by AT&T.