Farmers’ mental health is rarely discussed, let alone connected to works of art. But that’s the approach University of Guelph veterinary medicine professor Andria Jones-Bitton took as part of an innovative research and art seminar at the University’s print collection. She equated the loneliness of the farm-themed engraving here with farmers’ inherent isolation, which can lead to depression and other mental health woes.

Originally posted November 29, 2017 on

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