Exchange project ‘Let’s work the land’ in Romania

This is an exchange project among Dutch, Portuguese, Hungarian and Romanian students called ‘Let’s work the land’. We will present the typical Dutch agriculture and compair this with the Hungarian, Portugues and Romanian agriculture.  We are going to experience traditional agriculture in Romania and discuss about how to adapt this agriculture to the EU citizen. … Read more

Movie night: Il a plu sur le grand paysage

 Autumn 2010. In the region of Herve, in Belgium’s east, the milk crisis of 2009 struck brutally at the dairy farms. In this profoundly estabilised context, the decision of the European Union to completely remove the milk production quota in 2015, and the determination of the World Trade Organisation to further liberalise the markets, directly … Read more

Food Otherwise: towards fair and sustainable food and agriculture systems

The Program is online! More and more farmers, consumers, scientists and civil society organisations are working towards  sustainable and fair ways of producing food. They are forging new relationships between farmers and consumers. They offer creative, dynamic and diverse alternatives to large-scale, anonymous and industrialised food production and the increasing influence of transnational corporations. Do you … Read more

Stadslandbouw: Onmogelijk of Fabulous

–Unfortunately, the discussion evening will be in Dutch. Though, it is possible to get a translator. If you are interested in this evening contact us on before February 24th!– Op dinsdag 25 februari 2014 organiseert  Stichting Boerengroep ism de Social Eveningcie weer een erg interessante discussieavond voor jullie! Stadslandbouw: Onmogelijk of Fabulous?! Deze avond … Read more

Sawing Wood @ care farm Makandra

At care farm Makandra there are some big American Oaks waiting to be made in smaller pieces. Boerengroep will go there on Saturday 1th of February to help them sawing the wood. Come and Join! They take care of wood, saws and lunch! When:  1th of February Where: Makandra Time:   8.30 assembling in front of … Read more

Workshop Pruning Fruit Trees 29th of January

On the 29th of January Otto Vloedgraven gives us a course about pruning fruit trees on high trunks. Bring your own lunch and warm clothes/shoes as it will be outside! When: 29t January Where: Pakhuis Hemmen, Boelenhamsestraat 7 – 6672 MC Hemmen Or send an email to Boerengroep for carpool/bikepool options. Time: 10h-15h Costs: max … Read more

Warm up with Farm Experience Internship!

Last summer a group of students from various countries and studies participated in Farm Experience Internship. After some days of preparation, they worked on farms for two weeks. Both students and farmers were enthusiastic about this experience. This Friday we meet to discuss the possibilities and ideas Farm Experience Internship 2014. The Farm Experience Internship is organized by … Read more