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.
19/03/2020 @ 20:00 – 22:00 – POSTPONED Join us on this special evening where we will watch the documentary Bluefish. We’re saying special evening because the director, Mert Gökalp, will join us as well! Mert Gökalp is next to being a film maker also a scientist, currently finishing his PhD in Wageningen. We would love to have a Q&A with him […]
21/03/2020 @ 09:15 – 19:00 – CANCELLED For more information, see the website. On the 21st of March, Boerengroep is organizing an excursion to the Reclaim the Seeds festival in Amsterdam. Reclaim the Seeds is an annual event aimed at bypassing the institutionalized agriculture industry by promoting (crop) diversity and food and seed sovereignty. Throughout the day interesting lectures and workshops […]
10/03/2020 @ 12:30 – 14:00 – Proteins – something which comes automatically with our food. Some are more aware of the amount they consume, some less. But now it comes to change: We all have to change our food behaviours since our food production sector needs to change radically in the face of climate change. But sometimes it feels like we’re […]
Onlangs heeft Boerengroep een enquête ingevuld voor een ACT-onderzoek naar de bestaande agro-ecologische netwerken in Nederland, met als doel om te kijken op welke manier deze beweging nog versterkt zou…
Students in Droevendaal Food Forest Around the end of October, a journalist from the Guardian approached Boerengroep to learn more about…
Agriculture in the face of climate change: the kick-off Our year theme for 2020 is “Agriculture in the face of climate change”. What are the effects of climate change on…