Dear agro-ecologists, GraanGeluk is looking for help with weeding and seed collection! When? Friday 27th of August, 19:00. It’s the field next to the Belmonte Arboretum, we meet at the crossing of the Generaal Foulkesweg and the Holleweg. GraanGeluk is looking for people to help for an hour or two on friday evening (27-8). On … Read more
Pluktuin Sayuran is an agroecological no-dig market garden based within the pre-existing Pluktuin de Bosrand. It produces a wide variety of vegetables, fruit and edible flowers throughout the growing season, which you can harvest yourself during opening hours. Payment is by weight or piece, depending on the product, and there is no need for a … Read more
On December the 7th we visited the ecological farm Overesch. We had seen the farmer Jan Overesch appear in the media in autumn about the farmers protests and became interested in visiting his farm to learn how he was dealing with the nitrogen crisis and why he did not feel called for to join the … Read more
The first weekend of November, we went on a bike excursion to the Ommuurde Tuin in Renkum. Some of us had seen this market garden in other seasons, but there were also a lot of people who were there for the first time. Elske Hageraets, one of the main farmers, first offered us some tea, … Read more
The Agro-Ecology Europe Forum took place last September for the second time. This year the island of Crete was the set destination. From all over Europe, farmers, researchers, policy makers and students gathered to discuss different topics within agro-ecology. This year the focus was on how to mainstream agro-ecology and how to strenghten the movement. … Read more
Summary – excursion to Akkervarkens farm Summary – excursion to Akkervarkensarm On 26th January, Boerengroep organized an excursion to the farm Akkervarkens (Field pigs in English) in Walthermond in Drenthe region, for a group of 11 people. The goal was to visit a pig farm with an innovative, more animal- and environmental-friendly way of raising … Read more
Spring officially started and the first flowers are popping up, excellent start thinking about going outside again and joining our spring excursions.
In April we’ll have 3 Spring excursions: the first will be on the 7th of April and will be to the Brandrood cattle farm in Ede, the second will be on the 14th of April and will go to ‘t Klaverbrook, dairy farm of a Wageningen student who loves to show you his place and the third will be on the 21st of April to the goat farm de Groote Stroe in Stroe.
Join our excursion to the Reclaim the Seeds & Urban Agriculture Festival 2018 in Rotterdam!
This seed fair is all about celebration of crop diversity and food sovereignty, in defiance of the monopolies that big companies hold on these precious sources of life. You can buy seeds, bring your own seeds and swap them, or just come to explore the many stands from small scale organic companies, NGO’s and organizations.
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 the 17th of December to this ancient celebration of MidWinter in the historical garden “De Ommuurde Tuin”, a CSA organic garden in Renkum (close to Wageningen).