coco krumme


American commodity agriculture is undergoing profound change. Operations are consolidating, technology is altering the relationship to labor and land, and farmers feel increasingly isolated from local economies. Yet we retain powerful (and often paradoxical) mythologies of those who work the land. 640 Acres considers the human dimension of commodity farming through a set of short films. The first follows a father and son over a season of farming, and the decision to scale an operation tenfold