Profile of Rosy Ontiveros, an organic farmer in Lisbon, Maine. A native of Baja California, Mexico, Rosy shares her energetic perspective on her farm and life as a ranchera.

Rosy participates in the Fresh Start Farms program by Cultivating Communities, a nonprofit that empowers New Americans to successful own and operate their own farms businesses. Learn more about this program here: cultivatingcommunity.org/nasap/nasap--fresh-start-farms.html

Filmed as part of the Summer Multimedia immersion program offered by Portland Maine's Salt Institute. For more information about Salt: salt.edu/

Notes: filmed on a Canon 5D, audio is in Spanish with an informal translation in the captions. In short, there may be a small loss in nuance, but the meaning is still correct. This video was filmed, recorded and edited in 24 hours by a newbie, so I appreciate constructive feedback!

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