Susan Purvis + The Biggest Little Farm

1 film in this block • 91 minutes

Block Description

Don’t miss this great opportunity to see a local legend and one of the biggest films of the year!
We’ll start the evening with a presentation from Susan Purvis: “What is it that our canine partners have to teach us?” Susan is a Marquette native, and the Lead Instructor with Wilderness Medical Associates and the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE). Susan’s love for outdoor adventure and wilderness medicine has taken her to the hottest, coldest, and highest places on earth: Ethiopia, Antarctica, and Nepal.
The Biggest Little Farm has been shown at Sundance, Toronto, Telluride … and now Fresh Coast! The Biggest Little Farm chronicles an eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature.


The Films

The Biggest Little Farm

  • Year 2018
  • Country USA
  • Runtime 91 min
  • Director John Chester

Family Friendly

The Biggest Little Farm chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature.

Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature’s conflicts, the Chesters unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for living that exists far beyond their farm, its seasons, and our wildest imagination.

Featuring breathtaking cinematography, captivating animals, and an urgent message to heed Mother Nature’s call, The Biggest Little Farm provides us all a vital blueprint for better living and a healthier planet.