Spring Excursions 2018

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Spring officially started and the first flowers are popping up, excellent start thinking about going outside again and joining our spring excursions.

In April we’ll have 3 Spring excursions: the first will be on the 7th of April and will be to the Brandrood cattle farm in Ede, the second will be on the 14th of April and will go to ‘t Klaverbrook, dairy farm of a Wageningen student who loves to show you his place and the third will be on the 21st of April to the goat farm de Groote Stroe in Stroe.

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24th of February: Excursion to “Reclaim the Seeds” festival in Rotterdam

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This seed fair is all about celebration of crop diversity and food sovereignty, in defiance of the monopolies that big companies hold on these precious sources of life. You can buy seeds, bring your own seeds and swap them, or just come to explore the many stands from small scale organic companies, NGO’s and organizations.

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17th of December: Midwinter excursion to Ommuurde Tuin

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For thousands of years, people have been coming together at this moment of year to celebrate MidWinter, or Winter Solstice – the time of year when we pass the shortest day and the longest night. Join Boerengroep and WSF on the 17th of December to this ancient celebration of MidWinter in the historical garden “De Ommuurde Tuin”, a CSA organic garden in Renkum (close to Wageningen).

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10th of June: excursion De Bolster

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Within the world of seeds, discussions on patenting, genetic modification and protection of biodiversity are still going strong. Monsanto, Syngenta and Bayer seem the only important names on the world market. But not far from Wageningen, a relatively small Dutch family company specialised in organic seeds has made fame of its own. Join Boerengroep to De Bolster this June and see for yourself how seeds are grown.

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