The Big Raise

This documentary follows a small farm in central France that practices permaculture, or “permanent agriculture” — a revolutionary approach to organic agriculture that imitates nature and actively repairs degraded soil while growing nutritious food.

Permaculture’s approach to low-impact living is one answer to our environmental crisis, as it promotes a reciprocal relationship between humans and the rest of the natural world. This film takes a look at a regenerative vegan permaculture farm in rural France, La Grande Raisandière (The Big Raise) through lively workshops and autumn harvest.