Women working on the land is often thought of as a phenomenon largely of the poorer, developing world. But Drawn to the Land, a photographic essay by Sophie Gerrard, is a reminder that women farmers are increasingly doing some of the most arduous work in Britain.

Gerrard is one of four photographers who collectively work as Document Scotland, a group set up in 2012 to chronicle the social, cultural and economic life of the country amid a changing political landscape. Her essay is part of the group’s exhibition The Ties That Bind, which runs at the Scottish National ...


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