Article in The Guardian: The small Dutch town that wants to shape the future of your food

Students in Droevendaal Food Forest                   Around the end of October, a journalist from the Guardian approached Boerengroep to learn more about the critical student movement in Wageningen University. We met with her and as we walked around campus, we talked about the University, and how Boerengroep … Read more

FEI 2020 : registration is now open !

Click here to sign up or copy the following link : https://forms.gle/GWAGxgAzjKeoctBB9 The FEI is a growing movement, that is being co-created by peasants, farmers, gardeners, scientists, students, activists, NGOs and agroecological companies – working together towards a sustainable, healthy, viable food system that is fair for the earth, the consumer and the producer. Together, … Read more

Docu-night: Inhabit

.On Thursday the 30th of January, we watched Inhabit – A permaculture perspective. The interest and excitement beforehand was nice to see, and we were very happy so many people showed up! The movie explains permaculture as not being a thing, but a way of thinking: it is about a process of design. The word … Read more

Het Nederlandse lanbouwbeleid: waar gaan we heen?

On December 4th there was a fruitful discussion on Dutch agricultural policy under the pleasure of a drink in Café Loburg. As a reaction on the nitrogen discussion and farmers protests, Boerengroep decided to look at the problem from a bit of distance, and discuss the fundamental mechanisms which lead to repeated crises over the course of history. Together we can use this reflection moment to look into the future.

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Womens’ Rights in Agriculture – report about our event co-organized with ActionAid

On Monday the 9th of December, ActionAid, an Amsterdam-based NGO that actively promotes women’s (land) rights in developing countries, came to Wageningen to give a presentation. We started the night with an energizing activity. Everyone got a paper saying who they were, for example a married woman without children who inherited farming land but now … Read more