Note: events in Italic are non-Boerengroep events, though interesting to visit! (See also our Facebook page.

October 2017

04 landsymposium ‘Eigentijds eigendom van grond’
14 Excursion to Ommuurde Tuin as part of World food Day; Ede
14 Excursion to Ginkelse Hei  as part of World Food Day; Ede
21 Toekomstboeren Boerenvuur bij kwekerij De Vrolijke Noot
25 – 27  First Agroecology Europe Forum, Lyon, France

September 2017

08 Themadag Mest, Bodem en Voedselkwaliteit. 
11 Excursion to HORIZON
16 Bike excursion to Veld&Beek
20 Open board meeting – get to know the Boerengroep!
20 Second Mansholt lecture on Food policy & research, Brussels
21 Voedsel als Motor voor stedelijke vernieuwing, Dordrecht
22-23 Eureka!thon. Combinatie waterbeheer en natuurlijke landbouw
23 Bike excursion to Tuinderij de Stroom
23 Symposium Bloemrijk of Gifgroen, Utrecht  
24 ‘Rotzooi!’ Fermentatie-festival in Uit je Eigen Stad
28 Conference: Modern Biotechnologies in Agriculture, European Commission, Brussels

August 2017

1 – 18 Farm Experience Internship.
18 – 23 Annual Introduction Days AID, WUR
18 – 26 Heideweek, Ede
23 Vlegeldag, Bennekom
26 Agro Biodiversity Celebration, Vreemde Streken, Wageningen
27 – 30 Regreening days, Wageningen

July 2017

1 Beekeeping day at the Ommuurde Tuin
7 The CAP: have your say, Brussels

24 July  – 17 August: Farm Experience Internship.

June 2o17

1 FEI Kickoff Event: Agroecology Experience Evening, de Hoge Born, Wageningen
2 Food festival ‘Lekker lokaal‘, 15:00 – 24:00, Botanical gardens, Utrecht
7 Farmers Tales: Agroecology Transition in Brazil, 12.30, Impulse
7 Seminar Food security, agricultural policies and economic growth – Centre for Sustainable Development & Food Security, 12.00-17.00 Leeuwenborch, Wageningen

Efficiëntie in de Landbouw Symposium Reehorst Ede
10 Excursion to organic seed company de Bolster
12 Documentary screening ‘Seed: the untold story’, 20.00 Movie-W
15 Young farmers & WUR students meeting, 19:30, Café Vreemde Streken
17-18 Lekker naar de Boer (open days Farms, Gardens in Netherlands)
19 – 20 Seminar: Access to Land in Europe: Learning from the Field. Brussels
21 Conference: Solutions and Policies for Access to Land in Europe. Brussels.
24 Open day at farm from Pieter Beije: wind energy at your farm.
30 Enabling Crop Biodiversity on the market. European Commuttee, Brussels.

May 2017

6 Food Autonomy Festival Amsterdam – ASEED Europe
11 Who will fix the broken CAP – European Environmental Bureau, Brussels
13 Nederland gidsland in de transitie van voedselsystemen? De Rode Hoed, A’dam
16 Dragon Dreaming lunch lecture, 12.30 – 13.00, Impulse, Wageningen
17-20 Forum Synergies’ European Rural Sustainability Gathering, Greece
20-21 Dragon Dreaming Introduction Course, Building with the Clock, Wageningen
24 Farmers’ Tales lunch lecture, 12:30, Impulse, Wageningen
26 De Ideale Bodem – Michael Astera (lezing)

April 2017

2 Zadenruilbeurs in de WAR, Amersfoort
Succesvol Boeren met natuur: ontmoet de praktijk
17 International Peasants’ Struggle Day
18 Juridisch oordeel van het Monsanto Tribunaal.
19 Open Lecture Dragon Dreaming
20 Symposium Bodemdaling

24-26 The Future of Food and Agriculture, Basque Country

March 2017

4-5 Reclaim the Seeds
4  Aan de Keukentafel – Milieudefensie
7-10 International Congress Global Peasant Rights, Germany (contact Boerengroep for more info)
11 Spring excursion I: dairy farm of Hans Geurts (Dutch dairy union, NMV). ‘Fair prices for the producers’
14 Van boerencrisis naar boeren met toekomst, De Rode Hoed (It’s the Food my Friend)
18 Spring excursion II: bike excursion to Hooilanden Farm. ‘The ethics of dairy farming’
19 Filmafternoon ‘Humans of the land & Bodemboeren’ – Focus Filmtheater Arnhem
22 Leren van der natuur – De Rode Hoed, A’dam
23 Congres over Voedselbossen, Oisterwijk
25 Spring excursion III Beekhoeve farm. ‘The Story of a family farm’
25 Via Campesina’s mobilisation for another Europe, Rome (60th anniversary of the Rome Treaty)

February 2017

15 Politiek Debat Nederlandse Akkerbouw Vakbond
19 Boerengroep at Winter AID
24 – 26 Boerengroep at Via Campesina meeting in UK, on ‘Agroecology Learning and Training Network’, presenting the Farm Experience Internship.

December 2016

7 Boerengroep at conference Access to Land, Brussels
9 Boerengroep with stand at conference Van Akker naar Bos
16 Illegal Mining

November 2016

15 Boerengroep in gesprek met LTO, YFM en het CBS (Utrecht)
Food4All Festival
22 Kids Menu 20:00h, Movie-W
23 The Perennial Plate, 12:30 Impulse
23 Local Food Roots, 20:00 Movie-W
24 Just Eat it. 19:30, Movie-W

October 2016
5 Child Labour Control in Cocoa Production, Ghana – Documentary and Discussion
13 Movie: Silent Land, Heerenstraattheater, Wageningen
15-16 Boerengroep at the Monsanto Tribunal
17 Boerengroep at the Ministry of Economic Affairs, to discuss our recommendations to the Food Agenda (Voedselagenda)
26-30 Boerengroep at Nyeleni European Food Sovereignty Forum, Romania

September 2016

11 MoestuinRomantiek
21 Preparation for Monsanto Tribunal

July 2016

9 Boerengroep at Neil Young’s Activist Village in ZiggoDome
25 Farm Experience Internship (one month)

June 2016

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2 Farmers’ Tales, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
5 Boerengroep DOCU evening, Common Barrack, Droef
9 Farmers’ Tales, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
15 Strengthening Farmer-Led Seed Systems
16 Farmers’ Tales, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
21 Excursion to Monsanto
23 Farmers’ Tales, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
25 Allemaal Lokaal farm excursion
27 Orphans of the Land Movie screening at Movie-W
30 Farmers’ Tales, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch

May 2016

1 Boerengroep DOCU evening: MST and Agroecology (Common Barrack, Droef)
2 Dragon Dreaming – how to run outrageously successful projects II
3 Dragon Dreaming – how to run outrageously successful projects III
6-7-8 Permaculture Gathering PPAUW
12 Farmers’ Tales, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
13 Boerengroep Board lunch, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
14 Excursion Chicken Farm
19 Farmers’ Tales, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
26 Farmers’ Tales, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
27 Boerengroep Board lunch, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
28 Anti-TTIP-pro-local-economy-festival Wageningen
28 Chicken Slaughter Workshop

April 2016

01 Boerengroep Board lunch, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
07 Farmers’ Tales, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
08 Boerengroep Board lunch, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
14 Farmers’ Tales, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
15 Boerengroep Board lunch, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
21 Farmers’ Tales, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
22 Boerengroep Board lunch, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
25 International Agroecology Forum – bridging science, practice, movement
26 Dragon Dreaming – how to run outrageously successful projects I
28 Farmers’ Tales, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch
29 Boerengroep Board lunch, 12:30, V72, Leeuwenborch

March 2016

03 Farmers’ Tales, V72, Leeuwenborch
04 Boerengroep Board lunch, V72, Leeuwenborch
06 Boerengroep DOCUevening (every first Sunday of the month, Common Barack, Droef)
10 Farmers’ Tales, V72, Leeuwenborch
11 Boerengroep Board Lunch, V72, Leeuwenborch
15 Guest Speakers from Japan: Satoyama: the Re-Peasantization of Japan
17 Boerengroep at the Green Active Market
18 Boerengroep Board Lunch, V72, Leeuwenborch
24 Farmers’ Tales, V72, Leeuwenborch
25 Boerengroep Board Lunch, V72, Leeuwenborch
26 Spring Excursion
31 Farmers’ Tales, V72, Leeuwenborch

February 2016

11 Farmers’ Tales – Indigenous peoples of Mexico and their struggle against land grabs
11 Course Beekeeping for beginners I
12 Boerengroep at the AID Winter Market
12-13 Voedsel Anders
13 Reclaim the Seeds – Seed Market by Boerengroep, ASEED and VoedselAnders
18 Farmers’ Tales
Course Beekeeping for beginners II
19 Lecture Lorenzo Caponetti
25 Farmers’ Tales
25 Course Beekeeping for beginners III

January 2016

7    Farmers’ Tales Saving Olive Trees: understanding Risk Controversy – the case of Xylella
14  Farmers’ Tales Permaculture, Social Justice and Resilience: an experience in Nepal
20-21  BioBeurs, Zwolle
28 Farmers’ Tales Nicaragua – Struggling for land, territory and autonomy in the face of the Gran Canal Interoceánico

December 2015

3   Farmers’ Tales Gender and Natural Resource Management
10 Farmers’ Tales The Research Agenda
17  Farmers’ Tales


Grassroot Science Month November
5 Panel Discussion: 8 leading female activists from Asia and Africa!
13 Boerengroep Lecture Agroecology as Movement (closed lecture)
18 Documentary evening ‘The Garden’
19 Farmers’ Tales Amazonian Farmers
25-27 SYMPOSIUM: Rural Development, Peace Talks and Peace Building Colombia
27 Latin Peace Party at the Spot, Orion!

October 2015: YOUNG FARMERS

1 Symposium Dutch Farm Experience, Zwolle
8 boerengroep at the Seriously sustainable info Market
10 Weed Dating in the Ommuurde Tuin, Renkum
15 Farmers’ Tales: Young Farmers documentary
19 Greenhorns Movie Night
22 Farmers’ Tales: Young Farmers documentary
23-24-25 Boerengroep at the Rural Youth and Young Farmers gathering, Dronten (full)
27 IDSCoffee and Cameroon Boyo Coffee cupping sessions
29 Farmers’ Tales: Young Farmers documentary
30 Benefiet filmvertoning Dansen met Gehoornde Dames. Crowdfunding voor zorgboerderij De Hondspol

Every Wednesday: Weeding at organic garden de Ommuurde Tuin  (contact Boerengroep for more info how to join)

– September 2015 –

3 Farmers’ Tales
7 Movie Night: Farm for the Future
10 Farmers’ Tales
17 Farmers’ Tales
22 Lecture by veterinarian Katrien van t Hooft
24 Farmers’ Tales

Every Wednesday: Weeding at organic garden de Ommuurde Tuin  (contact Boerengroep for more info how to join)

– August 2015 –  

25-29 Boerengroep WWOOF Week
30 Excursion to Food Forest Ketelbroek

– July 2015 –

2 Farmers’ Tales, Leeuwenborch
7-12 Boerengroep WWOOF Week
20 Farm Experience Experience (1 month)

 – June 2015 –

4 Farmers’ Tales lunch lecture, V72 Leeuwenborch
11 Farmers’ Tales lunch lecture, C78 Leeuwenborch
14 Bike trip #1 to Veld en Beek dairy farm
15 Blockadia – This Changes Everything (Naomi Klein)
18 Farmers’ Tales, Leeuwenborch
18 Agroecology evening with Hanny van Geel
20 Bike trip #2 from student garden to veggy garden of King Willem III
25 Farmers’ Tales, Leeuwenborch
27 Old Amsterdam Food Tour

– May 2015 –

25 Video Workshop for FEI participants and organization
28 Farmers’ Tales lunch meeting
29 Boerengroep lecture about TTIP in Utrecht

– April 2015 –

15 TTIP debat: gevolgen voor de landbouw en het klimaat
15-22 Permacultuur Excursie naar Engeland

– March 2015 –

4 lunchlezing permacultuur
5 Lunch debate
18 lezing koeien eten gras
19,20 Bodem Anders Conferentie
21 Excursion Farm&Feed
26 Lecture/debate: Economic Partnership Agreements between the EU and Africa – who benefits? 

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