Check out this video we produced for the amazing Oryana Natural Foods Market to celebrate their 40th anniversary!
The Fair Trade Chronicles is a web-series and journal, of a 1000-mile journey to visit the coffee farmers in Central America. Stone Hut Studios produced this web series during the journey, and the footage will be greatly expanded into the feature length documentary, Connected By Coffee, to be released in the fall of 2013.
A feature-length documentary about the daily struggles and joys of Palestinian olive farmers. When a group of American ultra-marathoners sets out to run 129 miles in 5 days across the West Bank they discover that in replanting uprooted olive trees they are planting hope and building cultural bridges.
Coming to Theaters Fall 2012. Visit www.ThePeopleAndTheOlive.com for more information.
Higher Grounds Trading Co. (highergroundstrading.com) works directly with small-scale coffee farming cooperatives around the world. With a commitment to sourcing high quality specialty organic beans, they go beyond normal fair trade and direct trade relationships with their partners in the field. In this video, Chris Treter, co-founder of Higher Grounds, introduces us to partner farmers at Maya Vinic and explains Higher Grounds’ commitment to just and sustainable business practices. Learn more at highergroundstrading.com
The People and the Olive is a seven part web series that followed the Run Across Palestine from Feb 2nd to Feb 11th, 2012. A group of runners ran 100+ miles in 5 days to raise funds and awareness for fair trade olive farmers in the West Bank. These videos were shot and edited as the event took place – a media marathon to complement the ultra-marathon.
Part 7 of 7 – The conclusion to the People and the Olive, the web-series of the Run Across Palestine. The runners are honored at Canaan Fair Trade, near Jenin in the West Bank where we learn about the importance of olives and fair trade farming principles to the people of Palestine.
Note: Part 3 is temporarily unavailable for viewing. Please check back soon.
See the entire series at “The People and the Olive” channel here: vimeo.com/channels/292633
To find out more information, or to donate olive trees to Palestinian farmers, visit runacrosspalestine.org