Category Archives: Activities

12th of June: Screening of the documentary Seed: The untold story

John Betz and Taggart Siegel made a revolutionary documentary about the current state of the world’s seed market. It’s now screened in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Boerengroep managed to have it screened on the 12th of June at … Continue reading

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Agroecology Experience Evening 1st of June at De Hoge born

To all Students, Farmers and fellow Agroecologists! 1st of June !! we gather to learn more about Agroecology, share past experiences from the Farm Experience Intership (FEI) and celebrate the coming FEI, which takes place from 24th of July till 18th … Continue reading

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10th of June: excursion De Bolster

— EXCURSION IS FULL — Within the world of seeds, discussions on patenting, genetic modification and protection of biodiversity are still going strong. Monsanto, Syngenta and Bayer seem the only important names on the world market. But not far from … Continue reading

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Dragon Dreaming Introduction Course

We are happy and excited to have Felipe Simas back in Wageningen for another round of Dragon Dreaming! Last year’s introduction course was a big success, and personally we felt the impact of it long after Felipe went back to … Continue reading

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Sowing Seeds of Freedom in Palestine

El Beir Arts and Seeds, Beit Sahour, Bethlehem, Palestine. A report by Boerengroep, 2017. As part of a permaculture design course in the hills surrounding Ramallah, hosted by the Mostadam Eco-Design from Palestine, the organisation Byspokes from Britain and the UK … Continue reading

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Reclaiming New Peasantries’ Rights – a report from the Global Peasant Rights Congress

From March 7-11, 2017 the Global Peasants Rights Congress took place in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany. Federico Andreotti, MSc-student Organic Agriculture of Wageningen University, participated in the event. Federico made the video report and wrote the blog below about the event with support from the ‘Boerengroep‘ … Continue reading

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Lang leve de Biodiversiteit

Op Zaterdag 4 maart 2017 was het weer zover: de jaarlijkse Reclaim the Seeds markt – deze keer gehouden in Nijmegen. De belangstelling voor de landelijke zadenmarkt en zadenruilbeurs Reclaim the Seeds groeit elk jaar, net als de aandacht voor … Continue reading

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March: Spring excursions to Dairy farms

Between 1950 and 2016, the Netherlands has lost six out of seven farms. Meanwhile, the amount of land and animals per farm is increasing. Join Boerengroep for three wonderful trips to the Dutch countryside, discovering striking stories from the field..

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Reclaim the Seeds 2017

It’s time again for the biggest seed swap of the Netherlands! This year, Reclaim the Seeds will take place on the 4th of March in De Vasim in Nijmegen. 

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Sustainable soil management & healthy food

How does soil management affect the quality of the soil? What could be the indirect effects on the quality of our food? What if good soil management one day could eliminate the need for medicins? On the 9th of February, … Continue reading

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