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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Farmer’s Tales: Arvaia & Fattoria Rio Selva

17/12/2020 @ 20:00 – 21:30 – Get ready for the second online conversation in the virtual Farmer’s Tales series! This time we are joined by speakers from Arvaia and Fattoria Rio Selva, two multi-faceted examples of community supported agriculture (CSA) in the Italian context.  Together we can explore how to build resilient agricultural communities by discussing solidarity economy in practice, and […]

Behind the image of WUR: stories of conflicting visions

07/12/2020 @ 16:30 – 18:00 – Monday the 7th of December is Unilever’s one-year anniversary of having a building on the Wageningen University & Research (WUR) campus. To mark this occasion Boerengroep, RUW, XR Wageningen, Amnesty International Wageningen Student Group, and ASEED Europe have come together to organise an interactive online webinar. During this event we will hear from a teacher, […]

Farmer’s Tales: Ferme du Bec Hellouin

25/11/2020 @ 20:00 – 21:30 – Farmer’s Tales is back with the kick-off to a series of conversations with peasant farmers of Europe!    Are you curious to learn more about the implementation of climate-smart agriculture in line with the principles of food sovereignty? What about the scalability of fossil-free microfarms? Explore these topics, and more, through an online conversation with […]