Applewise materials, c.1997

Sub-Series ap.afc.07.20

36 Film containers
7 Film reels
64 Video cassettes
Slone, Anthony
Scope and Contents
This collection contains materials related to the 29-minute color documentary Appalwise, a 1997 release directed by Anthony Slone. The film profiles a family-run apple orchard. A third-generation family of apple growers is shown maintaining and managing one of only two remaining family-run apple orchards in Wise County, Virginia in the mid-1990's. Through interviews and footage the film documents the growing seasons and how family members try to keep the orchard business profitable while struggling with pesticide issues and sustainability. Subjects include sustainable agriculture and land management, pesticide use and family farms in the Appalachian region
Topics, Library of Congress Authority
Sustainable agriculture
Apple growers
Family-owned business enterprises--Management

Access Restrictions
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Preferred Citation
Applewise Collection, Appalshop Archive
Related Person
Slone, Anthony (is creator of)
Related Work