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.
04/11/2020 @ 20:00 – 21:30 – Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86253564972 If we want a climate-neutral Europe by 2050, we need to increase our carbon sinks. Strengthening peatlands is one of the three most important ways to do that, stated Frans Timmermans during the EU Farm to Fork Conference on 15th of October. Here and there, peatlands turn out to be a critical […]
29/10/2020 @ 20:00 – 22:00 – Every time you eat a vegetable, you are basically kissing the ground. The question is, what kind of ground do you want to be kissing? The hit documentary “Kiss the Ground” depicts the banding together of a revolutionary group of activists, scientists, farmers, and politicians in a global movement of Regenerative Agriculture that could balance […]
05/10/2020 @ 16:00 – 19:00 – Are you looking for an internship or thesis topic? Do you want to work together with an organisation on the topic of sustainable development? Then visit the Alternative Thesis & Internship Market! This “market” is part of the Seriously Sustainable Week, organized by Green Office and Thuis, and is organized by Green Office, Boerengroep and […]
After sharing Shumaila’s deepest thoughts with you last month, we are continuing to present the Boerengroep interns this month, and today we get to know Cristina Biddlecome-Cañaveral a little bit…
The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the Farm to Fork Strategy: what you need to know The Common Agricultural Policy, the EU-policy that supplies income support for European farmers…
Friends of The Earth International, Transnational Institute and Crocevia published a new report: ‘Junk Agroecology’: The corporate capture of agroecology for a partial ecological transition without social justice’ Download here:…