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Betting The Farm

Drowning in debt, nine dairy farmers in Maine launch one last bid to save their farms.
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Overview

Genre
Contemporary Issues and Social Issues
Synopsis

After being dropped by their main dairy processor, a group of Maine organic dairy farmers try to launch a new milk company, Maine’s Own Organic Milk. But with each farmer facing mounting debts and losing money every week, can the new company succeed, and fast enough to save them?

Stage
finished
Running time
84 minutes

Credits

  • Jason Mann ... Co-Director /Producer
  • Cecily Pingree ... Co-Director /Producer
  • Scott Burgess ... Editor
  • Mary Lampson ... Consulting Editor
  • Dallas Brennan Rexer ... Consulting Producer
  • Lindsay Mann ... Original Music
  • Joe Nelson ... Original Music
  • Colin Gulley ... Original Music

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Pull-Start Pictures
Country
United States
Years of Production
3
Locations
Maine
Prod. Partners
LEF Foundation, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Sundance Documentary Film Program

Distribution Details

Release year
2012
Festivals
Silverdocs 2012 (US Sterling Competition)
Language
English

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