Tag: Dylan Sher

City kids connect farmers to consumers in ‘Before the Plate’

What do you get when you connect two ‘city kid’ filmmakers, a world-class chef, and nine farmers and their families? You get Before The Plate, a genuine behind-the-kitchen-door, on-the-farm look at how food is produced in Canada, and the passion and commitment chefs and farmers apply to their craft. The driving force behind the film… Read more »

“Before the Plate” food documentary debuts this weekend in Toronto

Dylan Sher grew up in the city but he has always had an interest in farming. Sher’s interest in farming eventually brought him to the University of Guelph, where he studied agricultural business. While he was studying, he started to think about how people could be brought closer to the farmers that supply their food…. Read more »

Before the Plate documentary launches official trailer

Eight farmers, 10 ingredients, one plate — that’s the premise behind Before the Plate, a coming documentary looking to connect everyday people in a transparent, open-barn-door way with the food they eat. Before the Plate follows John Horne, head chef of the downtown Toronto restaurant Canoe, on a journey sourcing 10 ingredients featured at his… Read more »

Film Project Tells the Story of What Happens “Before the Plate”

Dylan Sher didn’t grow up on a farm. Coming from the Toronto area, the third-year agriculture student at the University of Guelph admits he didn’t know much about farming before heading to university. And that’s providing him with a unique perspective as he works toward the lofty goal of debuting a film about farming and food at… Read more »