“You Wanted to Be a Farmer: A Discussion of Scale,” a new documentary by No Umbrella Media and the Sap Pail in association with Food for Maine’s Future, will be shown Wednesday, June 13 at 6:15 p.m. at Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. A potluck supper will precede the film at 5:30 p.m.

The short film profiles Judy and Dan Brown of Gravelwood Farm in Blue Hill and the issues surrounding the lawsuit filed against them by the State of Maine and Maine Department of Agriculture. The film features inside-the-barn interviews with Dan and Judy as well as conversations with their farm patrons. Topics range from the importance of producing food locally to the control over food policy by corporate-influenced government regulatory agencies.

“You Wanted to Be a Farmer” is a revealing bottom-up look at food policy that raises important questions about the regulation of neighbors feeding neighbors. The screening is sponsored by the Peace and Justice Group of Waldo County, Food for Maine‚Äôs Future and No Umbrella Media and Sap Pail Productions. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. A discussion of the lawsuit and current projects to encourage local food production will follow the film.

Those attending the potluck are encouraged to bring local food dishes and items if possible. For more information, call 525-7776.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.