Reviews

Sowing Seeds in the Desert book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Masabobu Fukuoka promotes natural farming methods to combat desertification in this unique book initially published in Japanese in the mid-1990s.
In Organic We Trust film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
This important film shows how big agriculture and certified organics have become the best of bedfellows, blurring the line between crops and cash.
Fair Trade book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Québec-based photojournalist Éric St.-Pierre captures the lives of the workers behind the fair trade label.
Tangled Roots book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Matt Soltys’ first book addresses diverse, complex topics, weaving them into a thundering call to action—and to decolonization.
As Above, So Below film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Sarah J. Christman’s newest documentary explores how matter is reshaped by energy.
Whatever It Takes film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Whatever It Takes pays witness to the vital role that selfless, passionate teachers can play in the lives of youth.
Bear 71 film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
An award-winning 20-minute, interactive NFB documentary about a grizzly bear in Banff National Park.
Waking the Green Tiger film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Canadian director Gary Marcuse chronicles the push to stop a massive hydroelectric dam and the ensuing rise of China’s environmental movement.
78 Days film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
One season of tree planting in Alberta.
We Were an Island book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Telling the story of Art and Nan Kellam, who made a home for themselves on an uninhabited island off the coast of Maine in 1949, We Were an Island is a quintessential back-to-the-land story from the not-so-distant past.

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