tag: 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

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

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.”

Farmers and Growers - Loes Heerink - Dairy farm

Dairy farm

Fear drives me. Will I ever publish another book? If I fall will the cows trample me? Why do I get distracted so easily? I shake my head to get rid of the thoughts. My friend Marcel is walking next