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

Excursion Tuinderij Het Lichtveen

20/04/2024 @ 10:30 – 17:00 – Dear Boerengroep enthusiast! Ga mee op excursie naar tuinderij Het Lichtveen, een kleine agroecologische tuinderij die produceert voor de markt. Christ, een van de tuinders, zal ons rondleiden en daarna gaan we met de handen in de aarde in wederkerigheid. Lees meer over de tuinderij, Chris en Pauline op hun website: https://www.lichtveen.nl/ Wanneer: 20 april 2024 Tijd: […]

Farmer Tale: Stichting Regeneratie & Louise van der Stok

21/03/2024 @ 12:30 – 13:30 – 🌱✨ Embrace the Farmer’s Tale at Stitching Boerengreop! ✨🌱 🗓 Event Overview: 📅 Date: 21st March 2024 🕘 Time: 12.30-13.30 pm 📍 Location: Impulse building Meet Louise van der Stok, our inspiring speaker, whose journey into the heart of agroforestry and regenerative farming has ignited a movement of reconnection with nature and community. 🌿👩‍🌾 The […]

Special Break – Join Boerengroep’s Movie Journey at Herenstraat Theatre!

14/03/2024 @ 19:30 – 23:30 – 🎬 Join Boerengroep’s Movie Journey at Herenstraat Theatre! Take a break from the ordinary and embark on a cinematic adventure with Boerengroep! Join us at Herenstraat Theatre as we unravel thought-provoking themes in the captivating film, “Leon Pijnenburg | Saint Omer.” Can we truly understand what is alien to us? Dive deep into the exploration […]

CULTIVATING CONVERSATION: Weeding out agribusiness at WUR – part 2

13/03/2024 @ 18:45 – 20:45 – 🌱✨ Calling all agricultural enthusiasts! 🚜 Join us for an enlightening discussion on the agricultural transition and the pivotal role of Agribusiness with three caring farmers! 🌾 Don’t miss out! See you Wednesday, 18th at 18:45 @ THUIS XL room (stationstraat 32)! Let’s cultivate change together! 🌿 #AgricultureTalks #AgribusinessInsights #CaringFarmers #JoinTheDiscussion 🌾🌟


15/03/2024 @ 17:00 – 19:45 – 🌱✨ Calling all food enthusiasts! ✨🌱 Get ready for a culinary extravaganza like no other! 🍽️ We’re thrilled to announce our collaboration with Spectrum and One World Week, WUR to bring you a MasterChef Edition with the talented Vegan Chef Marta Vallve Odena! 🌟 Join us as teams showcase their culinary prowess over one delectable […]


06/04/2024 – 07/04/2024 @ 09:45 – 18:45 – The Reclaim the Seeds Wageningen project focuses on advocating for seed autonomy, promoting sustainable agriculture, and preserving biodiversity within our local community and beyond. We aim to create a platform where individuals can explore alternative seed systems, exchange knowledge on regenerative farming practices, and engage in dialogue surrounding the social, political, and environmental aspects of […]

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