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

Lunch lecture with Stephen Sherwood: The criminalization of agroecology in Ecuador

06/11/2019 @ 12:30 – 13:30 – The criminalization of agroecology in Ecuador: The October national strike and state-sponsored violence against the public over responsible food. During this lunch lecture, Stephen Sherwood (farmer, researcher and activist in Ecuador) will summarize how Ecuador’s lively agriculture and food movements have stepped up to promote agroecology and responsible consumption as means of assuring food as […]

Boerengroep Break

07/11/2019 @ 20:00 – 23:00 – The Boerengroep Breaks are an informal space where you can meet up with other students, share ideas and get into dialogue on challenges and new initiatives that farmers engage in the Netherlands and around the world. It is also the perfect moment to meet the people behind Boerengroep and Inspringtheater (our sister organisation). We are […]

Boerengroep Break

21/11/2019 @ 20:00 – 23:00 – The Boerengroep Breaks are an informal space where you can meet up with other students, share ideas and get into dialogue on challenges and new initiatives that farmers engage in the Netherlands and around the world. It is also the perfect moment to meet the people behind Boerengroep and Inspringtheater (our sister organisation). We are […]

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Permaculture in Kenya

One of the first events co-hosted by Stichting Boerengroep in October 2019 was the “Permaculture in Kenia” lecture by Philip Odhiambo Munyasia. Philip comes from Mitume, a slum close to the city of Kitale in Western-Kenya and arrived in Wageningen as part of his tour throughout Europe to present the “OTEPIC” project.