Discovery of the Week: Felfies

You’ve heard of selfies, now feast your eyes on felfies: farming selfies. That latest trend to sweep social media sites, these fun photos of framers and their livestock, tractors and crops are entertaining thousands and helping connect farmers with consumers.

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You’ve heard of selfies, now feast your eyes on felfies: farming selfies.

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That latest trend to sweep social media sites, these fun photos of framers and their livestock, tractors and crops are entertaining thousands and helping connect farmers with consumers.

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With farming becoming harder and harder, and wider society decreasingly aware of the processes involved in getting food on their plate, this is a great way to put a face to farming.

Last month, the Irish Farming Journal ran a competition called Selfie on the Farm, which was won by PJ Ryan and his cows (above) in County Tipperary.

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Selfie became Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year in 2013, could felfies be next?

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To get your felfie fix visit farmingselfies.com, a website set up by Essex farmer Will Wilson that showcases the best felfies from around the world.