A new documentary directed by Robert McFalls. 52 min.
HOMEGROWN follows the Dervaes
family, who run a small organic farm in the heart of urban Pasadena, California.
While "living off the grid", they harvest over 6,000 pounds of
produce on less than a quarter of an acre, make their own bio diesel, power
their computers with the help of solar panels, and maintain a website that gets
4,000 hits a day. The film is an intimate human portrait of what it's like to
live like "Little House on the Prairie" in the 21st Century.
Cost to rent the film (this money goes to the independent
filmmaker, who has no other way to get back the money he invested in the film):
Cost for Phyllis Hasbrouck, Fitchburg Fields chair, to
introduce the film, talk about Fitchburg Fields, and lead a discussion: $50