Category Archives: Grassroots Science

Do it yourself!

Waiting for others to make a better place? Transform your Town! Plenty of local initiatives are no longer waiting for others to make that change, and are fully embracing the do-it-yourself mentality. Do you know what is going on around … Continue reading

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Soil & Agroecology Workshop

Grassroots Workshop Soil is the basis of every form of sustainable agriculture. In this workshop, Irene Cardoso (from Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil), we will share practical field methods for soil quality using indicators like soil structure, organic matter, etc. This … Continue reading

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Academic Gardens throughout the world

After the successful establishment of the EAT-ME, aimed at establishing an edible academic garden on the WUR campus, the time has come to take the next step. This is learning from and getting inspired by similar initiatives throughout the world. … Continue reading

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EAT Campus Garden

Participatory presentation of EAT: Edible Academic Garden & Environmental Education EAT will become the center of integrating different disciplines of the WUR and apply knowledge in practice. Systems thinking, Producing plants, Understanding Natural Interactions, Networking, and Collaboration will be integrated … Continue reading

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Grassroots Science Overview

Below you can find the programme posters we used to announce the Grassroots Science series. In autumn 2012 Grassroots Science looked like this:   In spring 2012 Grassroots Science looked like this:       In autumn 2011 Grassroots science … Continue reading

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Fair Share Dinner

A three course delicious autumn meal prepared by creative cooks with local organic ingredients for €8 Every year around United Nation’s World Food Day (in 2012 this day is on October 16) our collegue NGO Stichting Otherwise organises the Fair … Continue reading

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Food for All Festival

Celebrate food and farming in Wageningen, the Netherlands! Food4all is a festival that takes you on a journey through sustainable family farming, agro-ecology and the right to food.The Food4All festival is a critical supplement to the “Food4you festival”. The festival … Continue reading

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Feeding the World

a different logic The debate rages on the best way to feed the world’s growing population. Tonight we explore the principles and practices of concepts such as agro-ecology and food sovereignty as a way forward. With Steve Sherwood (co-founder of … Continue reading

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Regional Market

Food for All! At the Regional Market you can taste local cheese, meat, vegetables, bread, honey, juice, and beer. Did you know that all these products are grown in Wageningen and around? With music, discussion, local producers, farmers and more. … Continue reading

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Potential of Africa

building on own knowledge and resources Africa has a rich resource base in terms of both human and natural resouces. These are however rarely used for the development of the African continent. Instead biased trade agreements allow for the export of minerals to feed European industries, European subsidised … Continue reading

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