Internship Opportunity: Farm Experience Internship Organizer

Dear Friends, We are thrilled to announce an exciting internship opportunity that awaits you! Position: Internship Organizer Duration: 5 months (End-March to Mid-August) Additional Benefits: 3 ECTS credits for joining the Farm Experience Internship (FEI) Overview: Are you passionate about agroecology and community-driven initiatives? Do you thrive in dynamic environments where you can make a … Read more

Boerengreop goes International: Bruno Miranda & agroecological stories from BRAZIL

How Indigenous communities and peasant farmers are using agroecology to foster resistance against big agribusiness in Brazil and assert their rights! When thinking about agroecology, the images of Low-tech Farms and techniques inspired by traditional or indigenous knowledge generally come to mind. Agroecology is heavily associated with sustainability transitions in agriculture, and it is hailed … Read more

The effect of Transformative education on students’ learning experiences on agroecology – A caste study of the Farm Experience Internship by Jonne Walstra

We at Stichting Boerengroep are thrilled to announce the completion of our inaugural thesis, centered on the Farm Experience Internship (FEI) written by Jonne Walstra. Under the guidance of Heitor Mancini Teixeira, a former FEI intern in 2013 who introduced the FEI concept to the Netherlands inspired by Brazil’s Estágio Interdisciplinar de Vivência (EIV), an … Read more

 Exciting Voluntary Positions Await You

Hello Boerengroep Community! Are you ready to be a part of something amazing? We have some exciting voluntary small formal positions that are up for grabs, and we can’t wait for you to join our team. These roles align closely with the working group’s Action and Capacity Building, Collaboration & Recognition, and Agro-Art and Expression … Read more


OCTOBER EDITION 2023   Dear members and enthusiasts of Boerengroep, Welcome back to the second edition of the newsletter. First of all, a warm welcome to all the new members. Without a growing community, we would not be who we are today. Autumn is approaching, as the weather is suggesting, but contrary to other animals, … Read more

Boerengroep is looking for a chair – APPLY NOW!

Our dearest Boerengroep is looking for a new, responsible Chair member that helps us to organise and chair board meetings! Are you interested in joining us? Apply now! Requirements: Availability for one year Preferably Dutch-speaking As a chair you are: • Being the face of Boerengroep for people outside the organisation • Organising and chairing … Read more

Dear Dairy..

14-03-2023 Mirte van den Bos Scope 1 tot 3, natura2000, stikstofverbindingen, depositie, PAS. Het is tweede kerstdag, ik zit op een boerderij met een omgekeerde vlag. We vieren het dit jaar bij een familie waarvan de man al jaren boer is. Hij heeft een stal met koeien en een grote boerderij in het noorden. Het … Read more

The experience of starting a farming business as a young and new farmer

This page serves as notes for the Boerengroep Farmer’s Tale that took place on February 22nd, 2023. From Boerengroep, Rosh, Ruben and Daphne share their insights. Chris Chancelor, who farms together with Pauline Martel at Tuinderij het Lichtveen, talked about his and Pauliene’s experience starting off as young farmers in the Netherlands. They worked together … Read more

Series of workshops by Tuinderij het Lichtveen

Tuinderij het Lichtveen is offering a series of workshops on No-Dig and Crop Planning! The no-dig approach to gardening is becoming increasing popular across Europe & beyond – but how does it work & how can you implement it yourself in your moestuin or market garden? In the coming couple of months they are offering … Read more