Monthly Archives: October 2014

Lunch Lecture Series: “Who is responsible for a Sustainable Food system?”

In stead of our weekly coffee moments in the Thursday mornings, we organize lunch lectures on the 6th, 20th, 27th of November and the 4th of December. The theme of the serie is “Who is responsible for a Sustainable food … Continue reading

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November 22: Excursion to Intensive Farms

Have you always wanted to see how intensive farming in The Netherlands looks like? On Saturday the 22th of November you can see three intensive ways of farming! We will gather at 08.30h at Radix/Forum and then travel to the … Continue reading

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21 oktober-1 November: Indian experts on medicinal plants visiting the Netherlands

Between 21 October and 1st of November 2014 a group of Indian experts on the use reduction of antibiotic use in dairy farming will be visiting the Netherlands. This includes veterinarians, herbal plant experts, the president of the Kerala Vetyerinary … Continue reading

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Capita Selecta Period 2: Hungry for foodwaste?

30-10: Foodwaste during Food Production with Jan Douwe van der Ploeg (WUR) and André Jurrius (Arable Farmer, the Lingehof) Location: ForumBuilding C317. We start at 19.30! See you there! Over one third of all food produced worldwide is wasted along … Continue reading

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Oktober 8: Agroecology in practice: “Sharing the harvest of the FEI”

Last summer, the second edition of the Farm Experience Internship (FEI) was organized; a summer school about agro-ecology in practice. This international course brings together theoretical knowledge from students with the practical skills and knowledge from farmers. Students from different … Continue reading

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oktober 7: Bodem uit Balans!

De grond, de bodem; de basis van ons voedsel. Jaarlijks gaat circa 10 miljoen hectare bodem verloren, voor niets. De reden? Nutriënten uit de bodem worden door planten opgenomen in ons voedsel, zoals in bananen, koffie, rijst en alle andere … Continue reading

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