Film Excerpts & Extended Interviews

city as nature and final straw

The following is a library of selected short excerpts, outtakes, and special extended interviews. These free videos include previously unreleased archival footage from our award-winning documentary film on natural farming. We continually release new interviews and short films through our City as Nature media lab and City as Nature YouTube channel.

SHORT TAKE

Namu Gaji Natural Farm in San Francisco

We talk with Kristyn Leach, farmer for Namu Gaji, a popular Korean fusion restaurant in San Francisco’s Mission District

EXTENDED INTERVIEW

Masanobu Fukuoka Part I — Interview with Larry Korn

Part one in a three part series of extended interviews with Larry Korn, about the mind, farm, and life of Masanobu Fukuoka.

EXTENDED INTERVIEW

Masanobu Fukuoka Part II — Interview with Larry Korn

Part two in a three part series of extended interviews with Larry Korn, about the mind, farm, and life of Masanobu Fukuoka.

EXTENDED INTERVIEW

Masanobu Fukuoka Part III — Interview with Larry Korn

Part three in a three part series of extended interviews with Larry Korn, about the mind, farm, and life of Masanobu Fukuoka.

SHORT TAKE

City Dwellers and the natural Farm

Natural farming teacher Yoshikazu Kawaguchi of Nara, Japan, tells us why over 300 students come to his free farming courses each month… and where they come from.

ROUGH CUT INTERVIEW

On This Farm, We are Part of Nature

A rough cut of our very first interview with Seonghyun Choi at his natural farm in South Korea. The time spent with this farmer helped us make our minds to start the Final Straw documentary project.

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Yoshikazu Kawaguchi and Kaori Tsuji talk about Kawaguchi's natural farming methods (Photo: P.M. Lydon | Final Straw)

What is Natural farming?

While techniques and methods vary widely, natural farmers share common roots in re-connecting themselves and their farming processes to the Earth, and cultivating food that inherently regenerates the health of the natural world—and of humanity.

Patrick and Suhee during filming of a community project in Megijima, Japan

About the Film

Inspired by Masanobu Fukuoka, and the book The One Straw Revolution, the film weaves together meditative landscapes, an eclectic original soundtrack, and inspiring stories from some of the world’s foremost figures in the natural farming movement.