Dear Zoe: Women in agriculture shine light on females in farming

Multiple women took to twitter on Oct. 12, 2018 to show they work within agriculture including, Jenni Tilton-Flood, who's tweet is shown below. (Jenni Tilton-Flood/Twitter)

If you’re seeing a lot of women this week show how they’re a big part of the farm on Twitter — you can thank 5-year-old Zoe. Her father, Adrian Harewood, a prominent television news anchor in Ottawa, took to the social media platform on Friday to say this:

Since then, Twitter has erupted with replies and re-tweets from across Canada and the U.S. Women of all ages replied back to Harewood’s tweet, showing off their jobs in agriculture and/or how they’re raising their little girls — just like Zoe — to be a part of the farming world.

Here are some of the RealAg newsteam’s favourites:


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