Earthships and Ecovillages in the Netherlands

The world’s first “Earthship district” is currently constructed in the Netherlands. The earthship concept is a prime example of environmentally friendly and sustainable building and living. All environmental aspects are taken into consideration in this innovative yet simple (low tech) building concept. The reuse of existing materials in the construction phase as well as clean … Read more

Make Agroecology work!

Grassroots Science Workshop This workshop is a follow up on the brainstorm session of the day before (Agroecology initiatives and the Netherlands), although you are also welcome if you didn’t manage come to that session. In an interactive manner, working groups will elaborate on existing ideas and initiatives, and ways to strengthen the movement for agroecology. Depending on … Read more

Loesje Poster Workshop

Food4All is the theme of University’s coming anniversary. But how does WageningenUR relate to providing food for all? To raise some discussion about this topic, and to encourage a critical academic attitude towards it, we organise a Loesje poster-creating workshop. These posters will surely raise some questions, and we hope that in their critical-but-fresh Loesje style they … Read more