Lunch Lecture Series: “Who is responsible for a Sustainable Food system?”

In stead of our weekly coffee moments in the Thursday mornings, we organize lunch lectures on the 6th, 20th, 27th of November and the 4th of December. The theme of the serie is “Who is responsible for a Sustainable food system?” k The invited speakers are: 6th Nov: Inno Kock (Lazuur, about: Consumers responsibility … Read more

21 oktober-1 November: Indian experts on medicinal plants visiting the Netherlands

Between 21 October and 1st of November 2014 a group of Indian experts on the use reduction of antibiotic use in dairy farming will be visiting the Netherlands. This includes veterinarians, herbal plant experts, the president of the Kerala Vetyerinary Association, as well as the director Animal Health of the Karnataka Milk Federation in Bangalore … Read more

Oktober 8: Agroecology in practice: “Sharing the harvest of the FEI”

Last summer, the second edition of the Farm Experience Internship (FEI) was organized; a summer school about agro-ecology in practice. This international course brings together theoretical knowledge from students with the practical skills and knowledge from farmers. Students from different nationalities and backgrounds experienced the reality of local farms, searching for knowledge, practice, alternatives and … Read more

oktober 7: Bodem uit Balans!

De grond, de bodem; de basis van ons voedsel. Jaarlijks gaat circa 10 miljoen hectare bodem verloren, voor niets. De reden? Nutriënten uit de bodem worden door planten opgenomen in ons voedsel, zoals in bananen, koffie, rijst en alle andere producten. Wij verslepen deze over de hele wereld, van A naar B, maar… de nutriënten … Read more