October: Young Farmers Month

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Young farmers are the future of food production. This month Boerengroep celebrates their dreams, innovations and achievements in developing sustainable and fair food systems. Despite many challenges, the new generation of farmers are resisting democgraphic trends and proving that farming is for everyone.

 

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Oct 10: Weed Dating – a Speed date in the Garden

Boerengroep brings Speed Dating to the fields! Discover likeminded new friends, and maybe even your soulmate while clearing the vegetable beds at the romantic garden de Ommuurde Tuin. Bring wine, snacks – and love : )
Costs: free
time: 15h at Ommuurde Tuin, Renkum (close to Wageningen)
(or depart 14:30 at Leeuwenborch – from there we bike to the garden)
sign up: st.boerengroep@wur.nl

Oct 19: Movie Night: The Greenhorns

Follow the farmer activist collective The Greenhorns as they travel through North America, documenting the growing movement of young farmers
Costs: free
time: 20h
location: Clock House Building (generaal Foulkesweg 37, Wageningen)

Oct 15, 22, 29: Farmers’ Tales: young farmers in Europe Documentaries

Young Future Farmers Joris and Juliane decided to travel around Europe in their Volkswagen van, in search for young people who decided to start a farm or garden. This adventurous project resulted in beautiful short documentaries of young people from all over Europe. Bring your lunch, join Farmers’ Tales and be inspired!
Costs: free
time: 12:30-13:30h
location: V72, Leeuwenborch (Hollandseweg 1, Wageningen)

 

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