The Biggest Little Farm

This uplifting documentary chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Featuring breathtaking cinematography, captivating animals, and an urgent message to heed Mother Nature’s call, The Biggest Little Farm provides us all a vital blueprint for better living and a healthier planet.


Action Opportunity…

Brush up on the permaculture techniques used at Apricot Lane Farms.

Filmmaker: John Chester

Running Time: 91 mins

Language: English

John Chester

John Chester has been a filmmaker and television director for the last 25 years. His recent short films have won five Emmy Awards, for outstanding directing, writing, and cinematography, among others. Alongside his feature documentary work, it was the time he spent traveling the world as a wildlife filmmaker with Animal Planet and ITV Wildlife shows that inspired his interest in the complex interworking of ecosystems—a curiosity that serves him well on Apricot Lane Farms, the biodynamic and regenerative farm he and his wife started in 2010.