Grazers: A Cooperative Story

A Film by Sarah Teale and Lisa F. Jackson

 

MEDIA

Educational Media Reviews Online

Written on 9/24/2015

"The co-op faces the predictable challenges of any project undertaken by a bunch of independently-minded adults. But the most interesting trials are those not covered in other co-op documentaries: finding a reliable local food distributor, locating chefs who know how to cook their specialty beef, and crafting relationships with chefs and restaurants who pay on time."

 

WELL TALK AT WSBS Radio

Aired on May 19, 2015

Co-directors Sarah Teale and Lisa F. Jackson talk about Grazers for the upcoming screening at the 10th Anniversary Berkshire International Film Festival

 

EPISODE 136: GRAZERS: A GRASS-FED BEEF COOPERATIVE STORY

Aired on December 8, 2014

Co-director Sarah Teale discusses the co-op model, it's successes and shortcomings, and the distribution challenges that small farmers face in 2014. Sarah also talks about how Grazers: A Cooperative Story tells the story of Adirondack Grazers and simultaneously highlights the loss of family farms in today's agricultural landscape. Learn how serious this issue is as Sarah describes just how much farmland is being lost today and what we need to do to reverse the trend.

 

THE LEONARD LOPATE SHOW : BANDING TOGETHER TO SAVE SMALL FARMS

Aired on November 13, 2014

Co-directors Lisa F. Jackson and Sarah Teale discuss their documentary "Grazers," which follows a group of fiercely independent farmers in upstate New York as they create a beef cooperative to hold onto their failing farms.

 

DOC NYC WOMEN DIRECTORS: MEET SARAH TEALE & LISA F. JACKSON - 'GRAZERS: A COOPERATIVE STORY'

Posted on November 11, 2014

Sarah Teale and Lisa F. Jackson are interviewed by Laura Berger about the process of making Grazers: A Cooperative Story.

 

BENEFITS OF JOINING THE HERD

Posted on September 27, 2014

An in-depth story of Adirondack Grazers co-op presents how the co-op model can be beneficial for the local, small-scale farmers.  

 

THE COOPERATIVE STORY OF BEEF IN NEW YORK STATE

Posted on August 9, 2014

Sarah Teale and Lisa F. Jackson follows several farmers as they try to save their farms from the effects of a dwindling dairy industry by forming a cooperative.

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