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

Places of Hope & Resistance: Pilot#2 with Kapitaloceen

10/12/2022 @ 10:30 – 17:30 –  Join Toekomstboeren, Aseed & Boerengroep for their second event of the project Places of Hope and Resistance with Kapitaloceen  Welcome to Places of Hope & Resistance from Toekomstboeren (agroecological farmers’ organization), ASEED (short for “Action for Solidarity, Environment, Equality and Diversity,” an organization known for the “Food Autonomy Festival,” “Reclaim the Seeds” and actions such […]

Farm Excursion to Overesch Ecological Farm

03/12/2022 @ 12:00 – 17:30 – Boerengroep is organising the last excursion of the year to Overesch ecological farm! We will have a tour around the mixed farm with 800 pigs raised at very high standards and a mud pool (which was granted a year awared from the animal welfare organisation wakker dier), as well as arable farming used to grow […]

Movie Screening: To Which We Belong

28/11/2022 @ 20:30 – Boerengroep is having another movie screening of the movie To Which We Belong on Monday 28th November at Movie W (Wilhelminaweg 3A, 6703 CC, Wageningen), followed by a discussion, from 20:30 onwards, as part of the food.film.fest by Voedsel Anders. 🎥🍿 The movie tells the story of nine farmers and ranchers leaving behind conventional practices […]

Rediscovering Forgotten crops

16/11/2022 @ 18:00 – 19:30 –   Do you know that around 6000 plants were historically cultivated for food but today only 12 plants feed 75 percent of the world’s population?? -FAO Let’s take a step toward rediscovering these “forgotten crops” which are also known as Neglected or Underutilized crops, abandoned crops, orphan crops, and traditional crops on 16th November Innovation Room, […]

GAN Regreening: Movie Screening of Honeyland

12/11/2022 @ 18:00 – 20:00 – As part of the GAN regreening, Boerengroep will be screening the movie Honeyland on Saturday 12th November at Thuis, Wageningen from 18:00 – 20:00, which will include snacks and a discussion! 🎥 The movie follows the story of beekeeper Hatidze who lives with her sick mother in the mountains of North Macedonia, where she extracts […]

Mushroom Foraging Workshop

23/10/2022 @ 13:30 – 15:00 – Finally,  the season of Mushroom foraging is here  😉  These days while walking into the woods and biking in the streets, do you come across weird-looking mysterious mushrooms and ask yourself  “Is it delicious or deadly? Then it is time to sign up for our next adventurous excursion 😉 On 23rd October, Sunday Boerengorep is […]

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