Inle Lake—Shan State, Myanmar
The filmmakers behind the story are Lisette and Ryan Cheresson. They have been traveling around the world on a mission to connect with the people they meet and to share their stories.
Farm Trekkers is documentary project to find stories about food being grown differently around the world, and the people behind the processes.
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From the filmmakers:
The Indha people of Inle Lake, Burma, are traditionally fishermen by trade. About 25 years ago, they began converting to a primarily agriculture-based economy. But they live in the middle of a lake—and there aren’t roads, sidewalks, or even islands connecting their villages. To farm, they’ve created an extensive system of floating gardens, and export their crops to major hubs like Mandalay and Yangon.