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17th of January: Biobeurs 2018

Every January, the Dutch national organic fair takes place in Zwolle! Everyone who has something to do with organic agriculture will be there: you can visit stands, there are workshops and lectures to visit. If you have any interest in … Continue reading

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New data shows: we are losing 22 farms a day in the Netherlands.

We live in a world where 1 out of 9 people suffer from hunger – some 815 million people in total. Eighty percent of them live in rural areas and are directly dependent on agricultural practices: small scale farmers (“peasants”), … Continue reading

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17th of December: Midwinter excursion to Ommuurde Tuin

For thousands of years, people have been coming together at this moment of year to celebrate MidWinter, or Winter Solstice – the time of year when we pass the shortest day and the longest night. Join Boerengroep and WSF on … Continue reading

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Vacature Penningmeester (m/v)

Onze penningmeesteres Linda, gaat haar werk bij de Boerengroep binnenkort neerleggen om zich te kunnen richten op haar studie bij de Warmonderhof. We zijn haar heel dankbaar voor al het werk dat ze voor Boerengroep heeft gedaan. Als penningmeester werk … Continue reading

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7nd of December final event on Ghanaian Agriculture!

    On the 7th of December Boerengroep organises the final event of the series on Ghanaian agriculture. During this event there will be presentations about the state of agriculture in Ghana, the recent implementation of Agroecological policies, and the Challenges … Continue reading

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Beginning Farmers – let your voice be heard!

Are you: A beginning farmer, with approximately 10 years or less of farm management experience, A first generation farmer who didn’t take over an existing family farm? Then, please consider taking a 20-minute, confidential online survey (available in Dutch or … Continue reading

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A succesfull first Alternative Thesis Fair!

This year during Seriously Sustainable, the first Alternative Thesis Fair took place at Wageningen University! The goal of this event, organised by Green Office, Otherwise and Boerengroep, was to help organisations with thesis questions and students looking for a thesis … Continue reading

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October 22: Open day Veld & Beek

  Did you miss our bike excursion last month? No problem, there is a new opportunity to visit organic farm Veld & Beek Sunday the 22nd !

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October 12: Alternative Thesis Fair

Do you need to write you thesis, but no idea what to do? Do you like subjects that are out-of-the-box? Come to our alternative thesis fair during Seriously Sustainable!

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September 20: Get to know the Boerengroep!

The new academic year has started and many new students find their way to Wageningen. Did you hear about Boerengroep but are not yet sure what we do exactly? We want to invite you for dinner and drinks at our … Continue reading

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