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.
FEI 2021 On the 19th of July, a group of around twenty people came together at the creative community garden for the Farm Experience Internship (FEI) 2021, a 3…
Volunteers wanted! Sept 24: action in Utrecht during the Climate Strike The European Citizens’ Initiative ‘Save Bees and Farmers’ has collected 760,000 signatures. Will you help to reach 1 million…
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…
23/10/2021 @ 13:30 – 15:30 – Pauline Martel (Ommuurde Tuin) and Chris Chancellor (Pluktuin Sayuran) have started a new farm together: Tuinderij het Lichtveen! Here they will grow organic vegetables to sell on the market in a no-dig system (as you might be familiar with, if you have been to Pluktuin Sayuran). Join us for an excursion to the new place, […]
10/10/2021 @ 13:30 – 17:00 – Do you want to meet your local food producers? StreekWaar is an association of sustainable food producers in and around Wageningen. They provide food and drinks that was made with respect for nature, people and animals and bring sustainable and healthy food closer to everyone. On Sunday October 10th you can join the bike excursion […]
21/10/2021 @ 20:00 – 23:00 – The days are getting shorter and colder, and sometimes it’s nice to take a break for a warming drink and a good conversation! Every first and third Thursday evening of the month, the Boerengroep Breaks are held in Café Onder de Linden. They are an informal space where you can meet up with other students, […]