2015

Full length: (97 mins.) ... Date: (July 2015) ... Source: https://youtu.be/qOXj-7UBNwc

A young woman fulfils her childhood dream of becoming an organic farmer, only to discover that corruption lurks just below the surface in Fauquier County.

In July 2014 the Boneta Bill became federal law - legislation that protects private property rights.

Solo Mum Beats out the Bureaucracy

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They did their best to put her out of business. In 2006, Martha Boneta bought a tattered, two hundred year-old farm there on 64 beautiful acres, (Virginia, US) . It was her ambition to become a working farmer and grow home-grown, organic produce for her community. After two years of renovating the property, she planted crops and brought in livestock.

But, unbeknownst to her, the Fauquier County had a reputation for being run by an interconnected web of politicians and local officials aligned with an environmental group and powerful landowners dedicated to preventing commercial activity and development in the area.

WISH LIST - Location: Paeroa, NZ. The requirements below are located within 4-12 kilometres of Paeroa town centre. Our housing: 4-bedroom house with attached cottage; warm, quiet, private, with sunny garden area and 4-24 healthy fruit trees; Our covered areas: 1 double garage; 1 drive-in workshop (84-124 square metres); 2 storage sheds (each 48-96 square metres); 1 green house (48-124 square metres, working); Our land: 4-12 hectares of fertile, sheltered, well-drained, well-fenced, gently sloping farmland.

Links ...

Website ... → Martha Boneta


Related ... → Boneta BIll legislation
See also ... → The campaign
More ... → All she wanted was to farm ... (Youtube)

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