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.

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Upcoming events

Excursion Tuinderij de Veldhof

01/07/2022 @ 13:00 – 18:30 – Are you interested in a working day at a small-scale, cooperative farm? On Friday the 1st of July, we will go on an excursion to Tuinderij de Veldhof. This permaculture garden started in 2015, and is working with self-harvest shares for people in the village Gorssel or surrounding villages. We will get a small tour […]

Sowing the Seeds of Resistance – Voices from Occupied Palestine

20/06/2022 @ 18:00 – 20:00 – How is farming connecting resistance movement and food sovereignty? How is it a key practice to fight settler-colonial systems, land appropriation and the food crisis in occupied Palestine? * Have a conversation with inspiring Palestinian community farmers who use the soil, native seeds and plants to resistant the settler-colonial systems and feed around 30 families […]

Help out and Camping at Herenboeren Goedentijd

18/06/2022 – 19/06/2022 @ 08:30 – 18:30 – Are you interested in a weekend of working at a small-scale, cooperative farm? Join us for a fun weekend of working and camping at the Herenboeren Goedentijd in Alphen on 18/06-19/06! What: A weekend of working and helping out at the small-scale, cooperative farm Herenboeren Goedentijd. When: 18/06-19/06 (Saturday and Sunday). We will stay the […]

Farm Experience Internship (FEI) Kick Off

30/05/2022 @ 17:30 – 19:30 – Are you interested in joining the Farm Experience Internship but still have some questions? Then the FEI kick off is for you! On Monday, 30th May, we will get together for a fun evening of discussing the FEI, interact with past participants and organisers, and have some delicious locally produced soup, snacks and drinks. Let’s […]

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