Farm Film Fest 12, the twelfth annual film festival devoted to farms and farming, will be screened virtually on Sunday, September 13, beginning at 3pm. This year’s lineup of films focus on farms, farmers, and farming issues both local and national — all centered around this year’s theme: “Farming for the Future: Sustainability in a Time of Change.” Farm Film Festival 12 is a virtual event this year — and once again free and open to all.
The Chatham Agricultural Partnership and Chatham annual farmers have hosted the Chatham Area Farm Tour for ten consecutive years. The free tour features farms in the Chatham area open to the general public. We are very sad to announce that, out of an abundance of caution due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Chatham Area Farm Tour 2020 is canceled. It was a difficult decision but we know it was the right one to keep our farmers and visitors safe. We … Read more
The one-day film festival has been postponed. Stay tuned for a new date. The festival shows films that focus on farms and farming issues with special consideration for those with a regional connection. Interest in the festival continues to grow, with attendance increasing each year. The program includes films made by professional and amateur filmmakers. Admission is free, but cash donations are welcome; a nonperishable food item for the Chatham Silent Food Pantry is also accepted. THE PROGRAM Conservation Generation … Read more
The Chatham Agricultural Partnership are pleased to announce the three winners of the 2019 Photography Contest. The contest included three divisions: Child (under 10), Youth (11-16 years) and Adult (17+ years). All images were taken on September 28 between 10:00am and 4:00pm, on one of the participating farms. The winning photographs were displayed in the Columbia Land Conservancy window on Main St. in Chatham, on the Chatham Keep Farming Website and Instagram account, and at the 2019 Farm Film Festival.