Out of the ashes of a once-thriving farm community, Nick Nolan, his wife Celeste, and their young family are on a journey to resurrect his grandfatherʼs dairy farm—fighting to keep this homeland from “drying up and blowing away,” something that has happened to about 4.7 million farms in the U.S. as the pressures of corporate-driven food have left deep scars in the region.
“Farmsteaders” is a love story, a farm story, and a story of contemporary rural America. Clear-eyed and intimate, this moving documentary portrait – set in the verdant foothills of Ohio – is as much a study of place as it is a study of persistence.
Director: Shaena Mallett
Producer: Chad A. Stevens
Director of Photography: Shaena Mallett
Editor(s): Kelly Creedon, Shaena Mallett, Chad A. Stevens
Executive Producer: Angie Grace