5 best documentaries about Agriculture to watch right now
Looking for something new to watch on Netflix or Amazon during the quarantine period? We’ve got you covered.
We have rounded up the best agricultural documentaries. So stay home and binge the thought-provoking series to know more about the hidden realities of the farming sector.
Here are the top 5 eye-opening agricultural series that’ll keep you hooked for hours:
5. Water and Power: A California Heist (2017)
IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
By diving into the regulatory quagmire of California water rights, this documentary tells us how the water crisis in California began and how it still affects the state even today.
The film shines the spotlight on the privatization of a dwindling natural resource that is of paramount importance to human survival.
Available on: Netflix, Amazon, iTunes
4. Sustainable (2016)
IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
A documentary which conveys the message that local & organic produce is much better, highlighting the narrative of a seventh-gen farmer Marty Travis who transforms his wasteland and becomes a pioneer of the sustainable food movement in Chicago.
This feature-length film shows how growers use several ways to produce food and how people eat in the US today.
Available on: Amazon, Netflix
3. Rotten (2018)
IMDb Rating: 8/10
The Netflix Original Series talks about corruption in the food world. Packed with surprising revelations, its storytelling is grounded in facts.
From the alarming prevalence of fraudulent seafood in the USA to disputed claims behind garlic practices, the six-episode season features rising crimes and horrors in the food industry.
Available on: Netflix
2. The Biggest Little Farm
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
This powerful documentary is an exploration of the two dreamers to make their dream of living on a fully sustainable farm come true. The lovingly made film’s biological richness is remarkable.
An entertaining and informative look at what it takes to build a sustainable farm.
Directed by Emmy Award-Winning director
John Chester, the poignant and thought-provoking documentary is worth watching!
Available on: Amazon
1. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10
The groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary tries to depict the tangled web of corruption within the industry that brings food to the tables of most Americans. A must-watch for everyone!
The filmmakers explore how our eating patterns reflect the exploitation of natural resources, which in turn contribute to climate change and an unhealthy future. Through well-researched statistics and animated infographics, this environmental documentary’s primary focus is on animal agriculture as “the primary industry that is destroying our planet more than any other.”
Available on: Netflix