Monthly Archives: December 2011

looking for a research topic?

Are you looking for a topic for you thesis (msc, hbo, small, large) or internship (official internship for your studies or a self-arranged-informal-one just to get workig experience in the field): check out these vacancies at Ecolonie farm in France! Topics: … Continue reading

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Transforming our global food system

We are honoured to have organized a last minute event on Thursday 15 December 2011 with the world renowned speaker, Eric Holt-Gimenez. The title of this event is “transforming our global food system” and is the first of the new monthly … Continue reading

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Food,Farmers&Forks Rainbow Dinner

Join us for an evening of deliciously colorful food, delightful conversation and a film.  Please bring a dish of a specific color. (remember to bring your own plate & utensils) For example you could make:  Red-beet soup or salad or … Continue reading

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Farming is the new Rock ‘n’ Roll!

Isn’t it great to root in the earth or to strum around on a spade? Just like Rock ‘n’ Roll, food is a way to distinguish yourself. Everything you eat, you have decided upon. Food is more than just a … Continue reading

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The Future of the EU farmer

a report of Boerengroep activity of last Tuesday Dec 6, written by Klarien Klingen  Henk van Zeijts (PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency) presented very clearly the main concepts of the CAP and the proposed changes. The most important proposed changes … Continue reading

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Agri-food commodity chains

resist or embrace? A step forward in development of small scale farmers is often assumed to be more market involvement. However, being more dependant on global commodity chains for revenues as well as for farm inputs, has its downsides too… With … Continue reading

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