June 1, 2004: So
you want to be a farmer, do you? It’s a good bet, then,
that a look at the sobering and delightful video You want
to do what? Farming! will motivate you to get moving
on your dream, have you thinking twice, or perhaps a little
bit of both.
Featuring NewFarm.org writers and 20-year CSA veterans George
and Melanie Devault, as well as four other farmers and farming
couples around Pennsylvania, this 15-minute video offers real
advice and shares some of the real rewards and challenges
of running a small farm.
The film was the brainchild of videographer, farmer, and
PASA board member Brian Moyer. It premiered at the 13th Annual
PASA (Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture)
Conference last winter to laughter, some tears, and overall
- Michael Ahlert - Oley Valley Produce, Oley, PA, Berks
- Sam Cantrell - Maysie’s Farm, Glenmore, PA, Chester
- Melanie and George DeVault - Emmaus, PA, Lehigh County
- Trent and Rachel Hendricks, Hendricks Farm, Telford, PA,
- Darryl Rode (owner of Keystone Pictures), Meadowbrook
- David and Joyce Stutzman, Pasture’s Pride Natural
Meats, Kutztown, PA, Berks County
Production costs for You want to do what? Farming! were donated
by Keystone Pictures, Inc. (http://www.keystonepictures.tv/
(800) 659-5821). Publication rights are held by PASA, which
gracious allowed posting here for a limited time.
If you like the streaming video version, you can buy the
real thing to share with your friends and community groups.
Check out these ordering details below.
The PASA video is available in VHS and DVD format for $19
($15 with $4 shipping and handling). Send your address with
check, money order, or MasterCard / Visa number and expiration
date to PASA, 114 West Main Street, P.O. Box 419, Millheim,
PA 16854. Questions: (814) 349-9856, email@example.com
Allow 3 weeks for delivery. Specify special shipping requirements
if necessary; otherwise US mail service will be used. Contact
PASA for volume discount information.