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The Ivy League Farmer

The Ivy League Farmer

            The Ivy League Farmer offers a first-hand glimpse into the lives of a dairy farm family on the cusp of generational and technological change. It's also a love story that explores a small town's concern about local kids not getting enough to eat.

            After graduating from Harvard and landing his dream job on Wall Street, 23 year-old Joel Gilbert returns to the heartland to spend one final summer at home on his family's dairy farm. While there, he quickly learns that the three-generation family farm is in trouble. Using the skills he gained with his Ivy League degree, Joel is now faced with the difficult task of confronting his strong-willed father and convincing the proud man to take the ultimate risk to save the farm. Joel also has another unexpected problem - he's falling in love with the girl of his dreams in the small town in which he grew up.

This film is being shown in partnership with the Nicollet County Farm Bureau.

Film runtime is 98 minutes. Jan. 11, 7 p.m. Treaty Site History Center, FREE. Doors open at 6:40 p.m.