The Biggest Little Farm

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Poignant, thought-provoking docu about sustainable living.

PG 2019 91 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 9 reviews

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age 8+

My kids ask for documentaries now bc of this one!

Very enjoyable and well-made documentary about the truth of farm life. This includes dealing with pests, like shooting a coyote. If your family opposes killing animals for any reason, this will not be for you. There is an extensive birth scene of a pig who has an insane number of piglets. The family faces repeated struggles on their farm. They remain united in the extreme challenges from pests and weather. The overall message is one of hope and resilience and renewed faith that the process of stewarding land responsibly is healthy for the land, animals and people mutually. The farmers' mentor/advisor dies unexpectedly from cancer and the farmers talk about their grief as his passing and missing/needing him after he is gone.

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age 8+

Important lessons on how to live with our Earth

So much wonderfulness packed into one movie. And it is a Documentary with REAL people, their lives and friends.

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