Blog | Final Straw – Food | Earth | Happiness

Spring 2018 Updates from Final Straw

Posted May 1, 2018

From building a “pocket farm” and an eco art lab in Japan, to film screenings in Turkey, and books in Korea, there’s much to report …

Final Straw to Open Eco Art Space & Farm in Japan

Posted February 12, 2018

Our new home base for ecological art and media, The Branch will come alive with workshops, events, and a series of local and international artists, farmers, and…

Small Works of Art in the Forest

A mandala forms the center of the table (and color palette) during our nature art workshop at Yangjae Citizen's Forest in South Korea. (Image by SocieCity)

Posted October 28, 2017

Making art in a South Korean forest! No need to buy art supplies here, the forest gives us all the colors we need…

Parts of a Whole: Building a Nature Mandala

Posted April 1, 2017

It’s difficult to see in practice, how our individual voice makes up one part of a beautiful whole. The nature mandala workshop helps us experience this…

The Path to “REALtimeFOOD” in Japan

Posted September 4, 2016

A tour of food, art, ecology, and culture that brings international creatives together with local villages to explore knowledge…

Glimmers of Light at The Centre for Stewardship

Posted July 26, 2016

What does it mean to be a steward of the land? Find out in this story about our latest workshop and screening event in Fife, Scotland…

Japan Tour: from Okinawa to Hokkaido

Posted July 2, 2016

For 10 weeks, we made our way from Okinawa to Hokkaido, holding 45 screenings for over 1,300 people in Japan…

Life and Death in the Field

Posted May 29, 2016

We have a serious choice to make today, one that will effect whether or not our children and grand children can live happily on this earth…

Japan Tour Schedule / Spring 2016

Posted April 28, 2016

Suhee and Patrick will be on tour in Japan with our co-producer Kaori Tsuji for 10 weeks. Here are the dates and locations of the shows…

The Seeds Inside of Us – Jinju

Posted April 13, 2016

Every individual on this earth is extraordinary, and we hope the film can help us see this, just as a good book or a soulful music performance can…