Sowing the Future

An arts project about women farmers engaged in sustainable farming practices in the Ottawa / Outaouais Region.

Women play a vital role in agriculture worldwide, yet they are often not represented in the collective social image of farmers.

Les femmes ont toujours joué un rôle vital dans l’agriculture de par le monde entier. Cependant, elles brillent par leur absence dans l’imaginaire contemporain.

This creative arts project features seven women who are farming sustainably on the traditional Algonquin Anishinaabe lands of the Ottawa / Outaouais Region. 

Ce projet artistique met en vedette huit femmes qui cultivent de façon durable, les terres traditionnelles algonquines Anishinaabe de la région d’Ottawa/Outaouais.

We are creating an arts exhibit which will tell the story of these dedicated farmers by presenting vibrant painted portraits, photos of their farming practice and poetic reflections about their experiences. 

Des portraits peints, vibrants de couleurs, des photographies de leurs pratiques agricoles et des réflexions poétiques représentent chaque femme

Barbara Brown – photo based artist

Jess Weatherhead – painter

Diane Perazzo – EcoPoet

Opening Reception: Friday September 30th 2022 5 – 7pm
Exhibition: Saturday and Sunday October 1 and 2 from 10am — 5pm

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