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The Call of the Land: Meet The Next Generation of Farmers

Photographer Eva Verbeeck and filmmaker Spencer MacDonald spent three weeks documenting the lives of young farmers throughout the Pacific Northwest. In this short film, hear why the farmers were drawn to the laborious but often rewarding occupation.

Music: "Old Strange" - Black Twig Pickers and Steve Gunn. "Another Version of You" - Chris Zabriskie. "Miracle" - GAEA.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.