Facing Climate Change: Potato Farmers

Benjamin Drummond, Sara Joy Steele | 2012 | 5 min.

2013 Official Selection

John O’Conner grew Idaho potatoes where they had never been grown before. Then – with mountain snowpack dwindling – the state bought his water, permanently drying up the farmland. This short film is part of a series that explores global climate change through people who live and work in the Pacific Northwest.