Seed Swap

Spring is in the air! Come along to the Seed Swap taking place in Forum, Room 106. If you have any spare seeds or plants that you would like to swap or share, bring them along. Otherwise, just drop in for a look – you might find that cabbage you’ve always dreamed of. Admission free. … Read more

Green Party at WUR

students wanted! **** external announcement from WEP **** Lately VeSte and WEP have been developing ideas to start a green party in the Student Council. This idea has arised because there is only one party right now to be elected, which is VeSte. To give students more ideals and visions to choose from at the … Read more

Biovak 2013

Organic Agriculture National Event – Invitation On January 23&24 the national event on organic agriculture takes place. Every year farmers, consumers, retailers, researchers and others involved in organic agriculture and food come together at this organic trade fair, with plenty market stalls with information, products, and new ideas. Knowledge Corner A new element of the … Read more

civic ecology course

announcement from external organsiation: Civic Ecology: Blending Theory and Practice ~ Online Course Designed for professionals, upper level undergraduates, and graduate students engaged in civic ecology practices, including community gardening, community forestry, oyster restoration, bioswale gardening, invasive species removal, habitat restoration, and other community-based stewardship initiatives that integrate community and ecosystem outcomes. Through the 12-week … Read more

Congres Integrale Landbouw

Aankondiging Congres georganiseerd door Netwerk Vitale Landbouw en Voeding: Op vrijdag 21 december 2012 vindt de 9e Landjuweel bijeenkomst plaats in Wageningen. Het thema van de bijeenkomst is “Vernieuwende perspectieven voor landbouw en voeding”. Dagvoorzitter is Jan Diek van Mansvelt (voormalig docent-directeur van biologisch-dynamische landbouwschool Warmonderhof en voormalig bijzonder hoogleraar alternatieve landbouw Wageningen Universiteit). De … Read more

The Wageningen Debate

on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production ****new: propositions added, see below***** At the beginning of the academic year Aalt Dijkhuizen made some remarkable statements about the intensification of agriculture as the only viable option to feed the growing world population in the future. Following this, a group of WUR students organized a students demonstration in … Read more

Heldervarken Award

In het kader van de Week van de Smaak, met aandacht voor alle regionale producten in den lande wil Boerderij ‘t Helder uit Winterswijk speciaal de aandacht richten op de gepassioneerde en talentvolle bereiders, c.q. verkopers van zulke speciale, authentieke, smakelijke producten van het platteland. Hiervoor reiken ze het Heldervarken Award uit op de markt … Read more

Nieuwe rode hoed debat reeks

Na twee veelbesproken en goed bezochte debatreeksen in de Rode Hoed (2009 en 2010) waarin bedrijven, boeren, maatschappelijke organisaties en burgers elkaar vonden rond belangrijke thema’s gerelateerd aan landbouw en voedsel, komt er een derde reeks. Het eerste debat vindt plaats op 7 februari 2012 in de Rode Hoed. Te gast zijn ondermeer: staatsecretaris Economie, … Read more

one week of olive harvesting in Croatia

Would you like to harvest olives in Croatia? HarvestThink is a project set up by two former WUR students, one Mexican and one Croatian, and a local Croatian farmer with the goal to refresh the remote countryside and olive tradition. read more