Shannon, Bella Terra Farm, 2014

Jennie, Possum Tail Farm, 2015

Collecting hay, Possum Tail Farm, 2015

Lise Metzger

Lise Metzger’s photographic project Grounded Women shares the inspiring stories of powerful and committed women farmers who have chosen to create a purposeful life through sustainable agriculture. These women are nurturers: of their hopes and dreams; of their land, their plants and animals; of our food; and ultimately of us. The number of female-led farms has tripled since the 1970s, and women farmers compose one of the fastest-growing demographics in the U.S.

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