Cow Heaven

(2006) 30-minute reversion of An Abundant Land, produced for the nationally distributed series, Making Contact

Claire Schoen: Producer/director, sound recordist/editor
National Radio Project: Executive Producer

Program Summary: Just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, fifth-generation sheep rancher Bill Jensen guides recalcitrant lambs through a foot bath. A few miles down the road, Bob Giacomini checks out his high-tech milking barn where 480 cows are each milked 3 times a day. Bill and Bob are part of a rich agricultural region of dairy farmers, cattle and sheep ranchers and oyster growers in West Marin County.

photo by Carter Brooks

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Link to Making Contact website