25 June: Allemaal Lokaal excursion to dairy farm

allemaal lokaal

Importing soy from Latin America, so that we can feed our cows in Europe and eat cheap meat. Most people are not in favour of this production method. But what to do?

Farmer Gerjo and gardener Fred from the dairy farm Ruimzicht have one mission: to have a 100% local production system with care and attantion for the animals, the people and the environment. Their vision is to work as locally as possible, sponsor – and empower – the local economy, instead of the multinationals. They sell ‘amazon free milk and meat’ since the cows are fed with locally produced food. Moreover the farm generates its own energy and sells its products locally: in the farm shop, in the region via veggy bags and part of the cheese goes to Germany. Join the excursion to hear the full story! There’s also lots of food to taste, jummie!

Curious? Join the EXCURSION to taste some wonderful local food! We will depart from Wageningen by car. This day “Allemaal Lokaal” (everyone local) is organised by Milieudefensie, Boerengroep and RUW Foundation.

REGISTER HERE

Date: 25 June, Register before June 21st!
Costs: donation to farmer
Location: Ruimzicht (boerderijruimzicht.nl)
More info: website Allemaal Lokaal

Report “Allemaal Lokaal” (everyone local!) at Bio-Dynamic farm Ruimzicht in Halle. Read it here..

Also want to go local in your daily life? Check out locally produced veggies, meat, dairy, fruit and much more! boerengroep.nl/topics/local-products

Cattle in Europe

Robinson T.P., Wint, G.R.W., Conchedda, G., Van Boeckel, T.P., Ercoli, V., Palamara, E., Cinardi, G., D’Aietti, L., Hay, S.I and Gilbert, M. (2014) Mapping the global distribution of livestock. PLoS ONE 9(5):e96084. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0096084 See site

 

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