Festivals & Events – Summer 2019

Posted June 12, 2019

From film festivals, to global academic conferences, we’ve been taking natural farming philosophy to …

2018 Year in Review

Posted January 26, 2019

People form seventeen countries came through the doors of our new art and ecology center this year, and that’s not all…

A Nature Mandala in a Shopping Mall

Posted December 23, 2018

Our experiment in engaging holiday shoppers with nature offered lessons: nothing is permanent, slow down, and there’s no need to buy…

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…

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…

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…

Generations of a One Straw Revolution in Berkeley

Dinner after the screening at Mino and Fusako's home

Posted March 30, 2016

Sometimes things align just right, and it feels extraordinary…

Our “World’s Slowest Restaurant” Serves Dinner… Finally

Posted July 30, 2015

After a truly amazing six week project, we serve the dinner that the customers ordered weeks ago…