The Biggest Little Farm

critic Reviews

91% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score91%
  • Uplifting, educational, and entertaining, The Biggest Little Farm is an environmental advocacy documentary with a satisfying side dish of hope for the future.
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    Josh LarsenLarsenOnFilm
    ...raises compelling questions..
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    Richard von BusackNorth Bay Bohemian
    Chester's film induces a rare tranquility with its rapturous images of wild creatures... The search for balance gives this film tension, and it's gratifying to see the old ways working.
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    Jorge CastilloPrairie Dog Magazine
    We see the Chesters pivot constantly to maintain a prosperous biodiversity, but whether the project is profitable or not, we're never told.
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    Susan GrangerSSG Syndicate
    Idealized yet inspiring documentary, an ode to the natural rhythms of life, death and regeneration.
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    Erica CiccaroneNashville Scene
    It can make us look again at our green, rectangular front lawns and boxwood shrubs and imagine creating small, diverse ecosystems all around us.
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    Frederic and Mary Ann BrussatSpirituality and Practice
    The hopeful story of a natural farm built on biodiversity and a recognition of interconnections, impermanence, and transformation.
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    Rachel WagnerRachel's Reviews (YouTube)
    They were positive and sweet. I liked the animation sequences in between. It's nothing to write home about but it was cute
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    Sarah Knight AdamsonHollywood360 Radio
    Farming life, up close and personal--as close as you'll ever see to living life in perfect harmony with nature.
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    Don ShanahanEvery Movie Has a Lesson
    What would look like a capricious and half-hearted whim fit for a green reality show on basic cable and turns the the documented endeavor something ambitious, important, and miraculous.
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    M. FaustThe Public (Buffalo)
    An entertaining and informative look at what it takes to build and maintain a successful small farm, giving ample evidence that small farms are the only truly sustainable ones. And it does so without any lectures on what you should and shouldn't eat.
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