Ellen Kok

Photographer and Writer
  
The Final Days of a Dairy Farm
Location: New Hampshire, USA
Nationality: Netherlands
Biography: Ellen Kok is a photographer and writer from the Netherlands, who combines photo essays with written stories. She builds long-lasting relationships with her subjects, often following them for years. Her photography is based on trust and intimacy.... MORE
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The Final Days of a Dairy Farm
Copyright Ellen Kok 2024
Date of Work Mar 2000 - Mar 2000
Updated Jan 2024
Topics Spotlight
Dutch dairy farmers Cees and Gre Molenaar have sold their cows and land to retire. They do not have a successor.

In the weeks before the day the shutdown of their Veldzicht (Field View) farm becomes final, and the cows will have been picked up by the cattle dealer or their new owner, Cees and his wife Gre go about their work as they used to do for decades, collaborating in smooth tandem.
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