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Regreening Days Wageningen 27 – 30 Augustus

When other student organisations offer ‘ontgroeningsweken’, the Green Active Network of Wageningen offers students in the week after the Annual Introducation Days (AID) the REGREENING. During the REGREENING students get to know all the ins and outs about living green … Continue reading

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Farm Experience Internship 2017 has started!

The Farming Experience Internship edition 2017 has begun! The following weeks 19 Wageningen students will get lectures from Wageningen professors and guestspeakers, go on excursions to local farms and projects, and work for 2 weeks on local farms to share … Continue reading

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5th edition of the FEI is coming up!

From the 24th of July until the 18th of August, the 5th edition of the FEI will take place. The FEI is a growing movement, that is being co-created by peasants, farmers, gardeners, scientists, students, activists, NGOs and agroecological companies … Continue reading

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May 2017: the discussion on renewal of the CAP has started

After 2020, a new version of the European Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will come into practice. This spring, the discussion on how this new version of the CAP should look like has started. Boerengroep is following the progress closely, as … Continue reading

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15th of June: Young farmers & WUR students meeting

How do young farmers see the future? Find out at our Young Farmers & WUR students meeting, the 15th of June in Café Vreemde Streken!

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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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