What you need to know about the CAP and the F2F Strategy

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the Farm to Fork Strategy: what you need to know   The Common Agricultural Policy, the EU-policy that supplies income support for European farmers and promotes rural development, has been abundantly talked about lately. This week, the European Parliament is voting about the current proposal for the CAP reform, … Read more

Junk Agroecology – new report by TNI and Friends of the Earth

Friends of The Earth International, Transnational Institute and Crocevia published a new report: ‘Junk Agroecology’: The corporate capture of agroecology for a partial ecological transition without social justice’ Download here: https://www.tni.org/files/publication-downloads/38_foei_junk_agroecology_full_report_eng_lr_0.pdf Give it a read and let’s discuss.  

Vacancy Internship with Boerengroep 50 Years

Become an intern at Boerengroep and organize 50 years Boerengroep activities!  We are currently looking for an intern starting in spring 2021, to help organize a 50 years Boerengroep festival September next year. We are thinking of a day-long event with continuous workshops about different agriculture- and food-related practices, a theatre show and a farmers market, … Read more

Interview with a Boerengroep Board Member: Shumaila Shaikh

This time we interviewed Shumaila Shaikh, a well-experienced Farm Experience Internship organizer and currently an intern at Boerengroep. Enjoy! What is your name? Shumaila Shaikh Where are you from? Coastal India Do you have a farming/theatre background? Yes! In both. I played the shoemakers wife in a play when I was 10 and I grew … Read more

Publication YOUR LAND, MY LAND, OUR LAND by Nyéléni Food Sovereignty Movement

“Today the Nyéléni Food Sovereignty Movement in Europe and Central Asia (Nyéléni ECA) launches a practical tool to support and strengthen land struggles for small and medium-scale food producers and local communities. Land access issues, long since recognised in international and institutional spaces, are even more urgent in the current context: both due to the … Read more