Marty Travis Book and Sustainable DVD Combo
This combination is perfect for the person who is interested in learning more about the American food system, and its ties to agriculture. The film Sustainable introduces us to Marty Travis of Spence Farm. The book My Farmer, My Customer, written by Marty, describes how he runs his farm and his business.
Sustainable – DVD
A vital investigation of the economic and environmental instability of America's food system, from the agricultural issues we face – soil loss, water depletion, climate change, pesticide use – to the community of leaders who are determined to fix it. Sustainable is a film about the land, the people who work it and what must be done to sustain it for future generations.
Includes 92-minute feature and 52-minute version. This film is not rated.
My Farmer, My Customer by Marty Travis
This book belongs in the hands of anyone who eats and wants to understand what it takes to produce healthy food. Through new ideas and a different perspective, Marty shares a winning formula for success in modern family farming.
Written by the co-owner of the Spence Farm featured in the documentary, "Sustainable," this book provides the reader with the necessary steps an owner-operator must take to set up their family farm for long-term success. It’s a must read for anyone who is passionate about healthy food and healthy farms, from chefs to home cooks to the commercial grower.
#7572 • Copyright 2020 • 176 pages • Softcover
An interview with Marty Travis on Tractor Time:
Praise for My Farmer, My Customer:
This is a great book—authentic, inspirational, practical. Whether you are an aspiring farmer (or even one that knows the ropes), a chef, a restaurateur, a food-service provider or just someone with an appetite and curiosity for understanding how to be a part of the good food system, you’ll find richness in these candid, personal pages from one of the most visionary farmers I know.”
Chef-Owner of Chicago’s Frontera Grill and host of Public Television’s “Mexico: One Plate at a Time”.
My Farmer, My Customer
New! Learn from Marty Travis's experiences converting the Spence Farm into one of the most successful farming co-ops in the United States today.