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Highlighting Women in Agriculture Across Northumberland and the Scottish Borders

Award-winning documentary photographer Joanne Coates has put together an inspiring exhibition including portraits of female farmers in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. Drawing from her own experiences having worked on a farm, she visited 34 farms creating an exhibition that aims to make women more visible in agriculture.

The photo exhibition was being displayed at The Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick-upon-Tweed until Sunday 5th June. This BBC article shares the story of five of the farmers photographed and interviewed by Joanne Coates.

Debbie, a farmer's wife, stands next hay bales on her farm near Otterburn in Northumberland
Photographed by Joanne Coates.

Read the full story here on BBC.co.uk

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