Why is the farmer mostly male, while 99% of the animals on a farm female? Artist Femke Juffermans looks at female farmer role models and the ecosystem they create to see how this is changing. Follow her steps into the world of farming with this interactive story.
‘As a photographer is my work shaped by the place where I grew up, a place between the city and the Dutch countryside. Even though I learned to understand both sides, neither of the places make me feel completely at home. There is a big gap between the pace of time and values of people in these different areas, and are almost opposite to each other. This polarisation often leads to contradictions in perception which I question in my work.’