asparagus! stalking the american life

a documentary film by anne de mare & kirsten kelly

(6 minute trailer)

For 30 years, Oceana County Michigan has been the self-proclaimed Asparagus Capital of the World. Now its spear-struck residents and family farms take on the U.S. War on Drugs, Free Trade and a Fast Food Nation, all to save their beloved roots.

"Oddly Brilliant!" - New York Magazine

Own The Award-Winning Film on DVD!
56-minute film plus Bonus Features

 • Extra Scenes & Interviews
 • Tips & Recipes

 • Amazing Asparagus Facts!
$19.99 each (reg. $24.99)


"A Charmer!"
- Kansas City Star

If you are interested in hosting a screening of Asparagus! Stalking the American Life in your community, please contact us via email.

"This subtle but powerful film unveils intricate connections among community identity, family farming, national politics and international trade, while at the same time revealing the aplomb and good cheer of these indomitable, spear-struck Michiganders"
- Full Frame Documentary Film Festival