[Vancouver, B.C.?] : Monde Films, 2008.
1 videodisc (63 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Narrator, Ross Huguet ; with the participation of Dan Jason, Herb Barbolet, Shannon Binns, Pat Howard, Guy Dauncey, Devon Page, Dag Falck, Sam Elkady
Camera, Jocelyn Demers ; editors, Donna Szoke, Sebnem Ozpeta, David Burney ; animator, Tahea Park ; composers, Dongkwan Kim and Erik Ubels
Dan Jason is an organic gardener on Salt Spring Island of the Canadian west coast and the head of the Seed and Plant Sanctuary for Canada, a network of gardeners from around the world working to preserve as much plant diversity as possible. This film explores Dan's garden and seed world and investigates, with several sustainable development specialists, such issues as genetic engineering, terminator seeds, and the pitfalls of industrial agriculture in North America. The film offers several easy solutions for citizens and governments in the United States and Canada, including supporting organic growers and starting your own organic garden.
DVD ; NTSC.
Who is Dan Jason -- Taste -- Diversity -- Moving to the countryside -- Water -- Insects -- Flowers -- Medicinal plants -- Sacred tobacco -- Political statements -- Productivity -- Pollution -- GMO -- Cancer -- Grains -- Exceptional varieties -- Seed bank -- Terminator seeds -- Absolute control -- Solutions -- A thinking artist -- Conclusion