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…

Who is this Film For?

Trying out human-powered farm tools at a natural rice farm in Awaji, Japan

Posted January 23, 2016

Let’s start by being honest about who hates this film. Chemical manufacturers, the industrial farm lobby, and GMO seed companies obviously hate us…

REAL-time-FOOD Project Begins in Osaka, Japan!

Posted June 12, 2015

Have you ever been upset at the slow service of a restaurant? Just wait until you visit the restaurant that Final Straw is opening in Japan…

Educating Youth About Soil and Food

Looking at soil samples in groups

Posted May 25, 2015

Today Final Straw piloted our first educational lesson about soil and food, in cooperation with two amazing educators.

What Would Happen if We all Grew Food?

A Fall sunset in California's Central Valley (photo: P.M. Lydon, Final Straw)

Posted May 13, 2015

How many people could all the empty yards in a suburban block feed if they were put to use growing food?