Milk Money| 10mins
Director: Philip Carrel | Producer: Daniel K Smith
Focus Years: 2012 | Country: United States
Milk Money is a short documentary film about dairy farmers in Michigan and the economic challenges they face with their farms. They offer insight and wisdom on farming, family and food. Get an intimate look at the beautiful landscape, and experience cows in a way you likely haven't before. Dairy farmers are up at dawn, and work till dusk. It is strenuous work on a farm and the cows are pitching in too. Wrestling economic issues, some farmers have to get out before they sink, others adapt to the organic market. They all are tightening their belts, cutting unnecessary spending, and working the extra hours to get it done. Exploring organic, conventional, and grass fed farming strategies, as well as other options to carry the farm on from one generation to the next.