Boerengroep 50 Years Reunion

[Nederlands hieronder]   On May 21, the long-anticipated Boerengroep and Inspringtheater 50-year reunion finally took place. Finally, because the anniversary of this organization, which is close to many people’s hearts, was set for 2021. Back in 2019, we started thinking about all the great things we could do, but then came – and this is … Read more

Radical Relationality: Seminars with dr. Godfrey Nzamujo

[see pictures below] On November 4th, we were happy to receive dr. Godfrey Nzamujo in Wageningen! Dr. Godfrey Nzamujo studied and did research in microbiology, theology and philosophy, taught in university of California-Irvine and of Loyola Marymount. When he returned to Africa, he founded the Songhai Centers in Africa. In these Centers, he integrates Africa … Read more

Volunteer during the Climate Strike to support ‘Save Bees and Farmers’

Volunteers wanted! Sept 24: action in Utrecht during the Climate Strike The European Citizens’ Initiative ‘Save Bees and Farmers’ has collected 760,000 signatures. Will you help to reach 1 million (deadline Sept, 30)? On Friday, September 24 we will collect signatures on the Jaarbeursplein in Utrecht during the Climate Strike (Klimaatstaking). Your job as a … Read more

WOMEN FIGHTING FOR FOOD SOVEREIGNTY IN CHILE

In April-May, Boerengroep presents you a webinar series on Women in Agriculture in Chile (28/04/2021) and the Netherlands (12/05/2021) to connect networks and talk about peasant women’s roots and fruits of resistance around the world. All over the world, peasant women are victims of the globalization of economic and cultural exchanges due to extractive agriculture. … Read more

Farmers’ Protests in India: what is it about?

Indian farmers also want regulation, no surrender to the free market. Article translated from the summary made by Greet Goverde for Platform ABC (link for Dutch text). The Peasant Foundation recently organized a discussion about the farmers’ protests in India, more on that below. But first the background: why protests, why now? It is actually … Read more

Recording Farmers’ Tale: Solawi Zabergäu

This is the recording of the third virtual Farmer’s Tale in the peasant farmers of Europe series! This time we were joined by Stefanie Wolf of SoLaWi (Solidarische Landwirtschaft) Zabergäu. This farm has it all! Alpacas, sheep, vegetable patches, a large proportion of green manure, beehives, happy volunteers and share holders! The Demeter-certified farm is … Read more