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Wandering Wolverine Productions presents Earth Seasoned #GapYear

Diagnosed with attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, and short-term memory problems, Tori finds her greatest teacher in nature, spending a “gap year” living semi-primitively with four other young women in the Oregon Cascade Mountains.

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Early Reviews

Florence Williams

I love how Earth Seasoned weaves together the powerful threads of gender, coming-of-age, and the extraordinary, under-told lessons of the power of nature. This is a tender, magical and important tale for our times.

Florence Williams
Award-winning author of The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier and More Creative

Richard Louv

Tori’s story is every person’s story. ‘Earth Seasoned...#GapYear’ shows how full presence in the natural world can help young people, and people of all ages, discover not only the gift of nature, but the special gifts we can give in return, to our fellow human beings and to all the creatures on this earth. This is a deeply moving, brightly illuminating and extraordinarily hopeful film.

Richard Louv
Author of Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder

Leesa Carter

This film is a vivid example of how healing nature is and the critical role it plays in the social and emotional learning of children. Beautifully done, congratulations on an amazing film.

Leesa Carter
Executive Director of Captain Planet Foundation

Beverly D’Angelo

Earth Seasoned…#GapYear reveals an important truth: that focused time in nature provides us with an inner reset button to connect with our true selves, and this reset benefits all facets of our lives. Watching five women go through four seasons on the mountain illustrates the interdependence we have with each other and the natural world.

Beverly D’Angelo
Actress & singer

Sir Kenneth Robinson

Earth Seasoned has essential messages for educators, parents and policy-makers about talent, compassion, community and the real conditions for human flourishing.

Sir Kenneth Robinson
Author, Speaker & Educationalist

Matt Ross

There’s great beauty and poetry in the film. I think the program is fantastic and important. There’s an intense sense of positivity, something which is profound…the content is moving and beautiful.

Matt Ross
Writer/Director of Captain Fantastic