The Bullish Farmer

By 33rd Boston Film Festival (other events)

Sunday, September 24 2017 5:00 PM 6:30 PM EST

(80 min) Director/Co-Producer: Ken Marsolais Writer/Co-Producer: Nancy Vick Associate Producers: Jeanette Lasdon, Jeffrey Lasdon Cinematographer/DP: Gerardo Puglia Editor: Kristen Nutile Lead Actor: John Ubaldo (As himself Synopsis: Over a decade ago, John Ubaldo, aka “John Boy,” a successful Wall Street investment banker decided to call it quits. Distraught over the loss of his best friend in the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center, John traded in his high finance career for 185 acres of land on the Battenkill River in Cambridge, NY, to live a quiet life as a small farmer…becomes a passionate and outspoken activist lobbying for GMO labeling, animal rights, the preservation of crop diversity and the reduction of chemical fertilizers to help preserve small farms and rural America.