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…AND THIS IS MY GARDEN DVD
by Katharina Stieffenhofer
(Digital, Colour, Documentary, 58 minutes, 2010)
**French Subtitled versions available**
…And This is My Garden is an inspirational documentary film about the power of education to foster healthier lifestyles and to reconnect youth to the earth.
Set in the small town of Wabowden, Northern Manitoba, the students are empowered with the knowledge, discipline and skill to grow their own food sustainably in backyard gardens.The film follows the teacher, Eleanor Woitowicz and her students for a season of planting, harvesting, preserving, through to the annual Mel Johnson School harvest display and community feast. Along the way, the students develop a sense of responsibility, pride and accomplishment and address issues of Community Food Security, Chronic Disease Prevention and Environmental Improvement.
// The program has been recognized by the United Nations, the David Suzuki Foundation, and Manitoba Conservation.
// The subject of the film, Eleanor Woitowicz, was named to the Order of Manitoba, the highest honour in the Province of Manitoba, in July 2013.
// Most Inspirational Film Award – 2010 EcoFocus Film Festival – March 2010 | Athens, Georgia
// Audience Award, Inspiring Lives – Princeton Environmental Film Festival – January 2011 | Princeton, New Jersey
// Honorable Mention – Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival – October 2011 | Houston, Texas
You may also be interested in Katharina’s new film From Seed to Seed!
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