The Real Dirt on Farmer John
Release Date: June 22nd, 2007
Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 22 min.
Filmmaker Taggart Siegel captures two turbulent decades in the life of John Peterson, an Illinois farmer who not only tends the land but also delves into writing and performance art. A man who would as soon work the fields in a feather boa as in a pair of jeans, Peterson rises out of the bankruptcy and depression plaguing Midwest farm communities in the 1980s and saves his livelihood through organic agriculture.
Director: Taggart Siegel
Distributor: Slowhand Cinema Releasing