One Man, One Cow, One Planet

“Rather that battle the problem he lives the solution, Peter keeps his hands in the soil!” – Quote from the movie One Man, One Cow, One Planet (Cloud South Films, NZ) About the documentary film: One Man, One Cow, One Planet (Amazon) follows Peter Proctor, New Zealand’s father of biodynamics along the back roads of rural India, revealing the miracle of organics and the farmers who are reclaiming their agricultural heritage. I heard of this film from Rob Bowers, co-owner of Whitted Bowers Farm, which by the way, is North Carolina’s first to be certified as a biodynamic farm. You can view the film in six segments from a share on YouTube, the first segment will get you access to all the remaining segments. More quotes that inspire me to continue a study in biodynamics: “Biodynamic raised plants costs the same or less to produce when compared to traditional and conventional chemical farming methods, because biodynamic produce can get anywhere from 10% to 100% more at market.”   “One of the benefits of biodynamic farming is that you can make all your fertilizer; you don’t have to buy anything. One of the benefits in India is all of the biomass that the farmer can grow from cow manure and convert it to healthy viable compost.”   “There is no real comparison between conventional farming and biodynamic farming, because the biodynamic farmer nourishes his soil, he is the steward of the soil because he knows it’s going to be needed for the next hundred, two hundred, three hundred years. A conventional farmer all his fertile soil is gone within ten years.”    “With...