Who are we?
Stichting Boerengroep (Peasant Foundation) is a student foundation at Wageningen University that aims to connect the university (students, research, education) with the reality and challenges of farmers in the Netherlands and worldwide. In this way we fight for social, just and sustainable food production. We do this by bringing students into the fields and farmers into lecture rooms at the university.
25/11/2020 @ 19:00 – 20:30 – Farmer’s Tales is back with the kick-off to a series of conversations with peasant farmers of Europe! Are you curious to learn more about the implementation of climate-smart agriculture in line with the principles of food sovereignty? What about the scalability of fossil-free microfarms? Explore these topics, and more, through an online conversation with […]
04/11/2020 @ 19:00 – 20:30 – Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86253564972 If we want a climate-neutral Europe by 2050, we need to increase our carbon sinks. Strengthening peatlands is one of the three most important ways to do that, stated Frans Timmermans during the EU Farm to Fork Conference on 15th of October. Here and there, peatlands turn out to be a critical […]
29/10/2020 @ 19:00 – 21:00 – Every time you eat a vegetable, you are basically kissing the ground. The question is, what kind of ground do you want to be kissing? The hit documentary “Kiss the Ground” depicts the banding together of a revolutionary group of activists, scientists, farmers, and politicians in a global movement of Regenerative Agriculture that could balance […]
Here you can find the recording of our webinar About Peatlands, that was held on the 4th of November. Scroll down for more information! If we want a climate-neutral Europe…
In anticipation of the upcoming webinar “About Peatlands” on November 4th, here is a fable to whet the appetite: Beating the Bog Blues The bog was particularly dry one morning…
After sharing Shumaila’s deepest thoughts with you last month, we are continuing to present the Boerengroep interns this month, and today we get to know Cristina Biddlecome-Cañaveral a little bit…