Category: Farmers and Growers

City farm

My finger taps the steering wheel on the rhythm of the radio. My head is not really listening though. While cars are passing I think about the farm I am about to visit. Since I started the photo project Farmers

Fresh asparagus

This I would’ve never recognised. The beds during harvest season, yes. But asparagus plants in blossom, no. Definitely not. I would’ve probably defined them as some strange big fern with thin branches OR a bright green Christmas tree with veeeery

Biological chicken farm - Loes Heerink

Chicken farm

18.500 chickens. That’s a lot. Like a whole lot. As soon as I move, a dozen of chicken scare away from me. They drift away in all kinds of directions. Some flee inside and others flee outside. It’s dark inside,

Coffee Farm

How many of us wake up and reach out for that cup of coffee? How many of us refuse to wake up altogether unless we have some? Whilst coffee claims to make us more approachable do we even know what

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Goat farm

I witnessed a goat giving birth. I repeat: I witnessed a goat giving birth! It was soooo special! At first I didn’t know for sure what I was looking at, the answer: two paws in a membrane. The paws come

Snail farm

I didn’t even know this was a thing, a snail farm. Now I do and I LOVE it! The snails are so calming, they move quite slow and when they drink it sounds like its raining. In the Netherlands there

Shiitake Grower Photo serie Loes Heerink

Shiitake grower

Shiitakes are delicious and healthy, because they contain a lot of protein and vitamins. Besides eating shiitakes, they can be used to make fashion! There’s lots you probably don’t know about this mushroom. Therefore I follow shiitake grower Menno from Shiitake

Pumpkin grower

So many things to learn about pumpkins. So many things you didn’t even knew you want know! Do you know only female flowers from a pumpkin stem turn into pumpkins? Do you know each pumpkin contains about 500 seeds? Besides

Farmers and Growers - Loes Heerink - Blueberries

Blueberry Grower

For the series farmers and grower Loes follows blueberry grower Greftenhoeve. Blueberries have a very beautiful live cycle. They start as cute delicate pink flowers in early spring. When time passes the pink flowers turn into white flowers that look a

Buffalo Farm

“Is it dangerous?” I look at Alfons. “No. But just watch out for the bull.” “Which one is the bull?” He takes his hand out of is pocket and points to a large buffalo. “Ah, yes. I see him now.”