Monthly Archives: February 2015

March 21: Feed&Farm excursion

This time we will go to Coppens Feed company in the South of the Netherlands. They make feed for pigs and poultry. We will get a tour and will have an interactive discussion with them.  Besides we will go to a slow growing and … Continue reading

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Maart 18: Lezing: “Koeien eten gras!”

Steeds meer koeien zien geen vers gras meer. Vers gras wordt vervangen door soja, granen en mais. Kuilvoer krijgen de koeien nog wel. Tijdens deze lezing willen we de positieve eigenschappen van gras benadrukken. Is het mogelijk koeien enkel gras, … Continue reading

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March 4: Lecture Permaculture

This lecture will be given by permaculture expert Taco Blom. He has a 4.2ha Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) garden on which he produces veggies for 500 mouths for almost the year round! The garden is fully based on permaculture principles. … Continue reading

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Lunch debat serie: Provinciale verkiezing 2015

Op 18 maart vinden de provinciale verkiezingen plaats. Weet jij al op wie je stemt? Wij nodigen in drie lunchmomenten de verschillende te kiezen partijen uit om te vertellen over hun partij programma met speciale aandacht voor de landbouw en … Continue reading

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March 23-31: Exchange to Romania ‘Supermarket vs local producer = social development?’

A farmers organization from Romania organizes a youth mobility entitled supermarket vs local producer = social development? 35 young participants from 5 EU countries (Hungary, UK, France, the Netherlands and Romania) will analyse and find solutions to the growing problems … Continue reading

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February 19: Future Farmers and their market!

  This event is part of Grassroots Science and the debat serie: ‘It’s the Food, my friend’ The food market is strongly moving. Some supermarkets are focusing on cheap food or high quality products. Farmers think about direct selling to consumers. The … Continue reading

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February 19: Debate Book of Naomi Klein ‘This Changes Everything’

Naomi Klein wrote the book ‘This Changes Everything’. Naomi: ‘Climate change is caused by the living philosophy of people and it’s hard to converse both’. We have found three panel discussion members who will discuss the book. You can be … Continue reading

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Stichting Boerengroep zoekt coördinator (parttime, 18uur)

Organiseer activiteiten die een kritische houding stimuleren onder studenten, burgers, boeren en beleidsmakers en zet gezonde en sociale landbouw op de kaart. Stichting Boerengroep slaat de brug tussen landbouwpraktijk en landbouwtheorie, en organiseert o.a. excursies, discussies, lezingen en cursussen. Per … Continue reading

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