A group of Maine dairy farmers, dropped by their national milk company, launch their own milk company in a bid to save their farms. Committed to paying a sustainable price for their milk, the company offers hope for the future of small farming. But faced with slow sales
and mounting bills, can the farmers hang together long enough for the gamble to pay off?
BETTING THE FARM is a documentary that follows three farmers and their families through the tumultuous first two years of MOO Milk. With intimate access to their triumphs and disappointments, the film gives audiences a rare glimpse at the real lives of American farmers at a crossroads.
US Documentary — 2012 — 1hr 25min