What is Humusation? It is a controlled process of transformation of human bodies by humus organisms (micro-organisms present only in the first cm of the soil) in a compost composed of wood shavings, which transforms, in 12 months, the mortal remains into healthy and fertile Humus.
Marie lives and works in a mountain valley in the Alpes-Maritimes. She grew up there and has been farming for the past ten years in a place called Le Jardin Rocambole. There, she produces organic plants but also seeds. By following her in her daily life, this film allows us to discover an ancestral practice that has been forgotten for decades. Marie is a member of the Maison des Semences Paysannes Maralpine (MSPM) and this film follows her in the different actions and meetings carried out within this association whose objective is to put in the hands of peasants, farmers and gardeners peasant seeds that are free to circulate in order to preserve the cultivated biodiversity
At the gates of the Vercors, the inhabitants of Saint-Nazaire-en-Royans discovered that a massive rock quarry wanted to set up on the small mountain overlooking their village, Mount Vanille. Stunned by the gigantic nature of the project and feeling betrayed by the elected officials, the village mobilized.
Civilization is collapsing. Tim (30) fled the city to find food and join his parents, in vain. Hungry and thirsty, he stumbles upon the house of Manon, a solitary woman who lives in autonomy in the nature. She agrees to feed him in exchange for his help in the vegetable garden, but in two weeks he will have to leave.