Farmers’ Tales Episode 1: Chris Chancellor from Pluktuin Sayuran

Let’s gain some insight into the perspective of farmers during the changes that are currently affecting all of us. This week, in the first episode of the online Farmers’ Tales, we give the word to Chris Chancellor, farmer at Pluktuin Sayuran! What are the online farmers’ tales? Because of the Corona-measurements, Stichting Boerengroep and Stichting … Read more

Looking back at our Local Farmers’ Fair

Looking back at our Local Farmers’ Fair   On the 30th of January, we had our first Farmers’ Fair of the year! A wonderful moment for students and Farmer Fair enthusiasts to start the year off right and to buy sustainable (Valentine) gifts! The market took place in a very central place on the university, … Read more

Womens’ Rights in Agriculture – report about our event co-organized with ActionAid

On Monday the 9th of December, ActionAid, an Amsterdam-based NGO that actively promotes women’s (land) rights in developing countries, came to Wageningen to give a presentation. We started the night with an energizing activity. Everyone got a paper saying who they were, for example a married woman without children who inherited farming land but now … Read more

Permaculture in Kenya

One of the first events co-hosted by Stichting Boerengroep in October 2019 was the “Permaculture in Kenia” lecture by Philip Odhiambo Munyasia. Philip comes from Mitume, a slum close to the city of Kitale in Western-Kenya and arrived in Wageningen as part of his tour throughout Europe to present the “OTEPIC” project.

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Together towards Circular Farming: annual forum – What was said?

Here you can find a rendition of almost everything that has been talked about during the Circular Farming Annual Forum, that was held on the 10th of October in Orion. A shorter article-version will follow. 10.10 Together towards Circular Farming: Annual Forum Introduction Circular Farming Platform Wageningen First there was an introduction about and by … Read more

Dialogue Brazil

Dialogue with Indigenous Leaders from Brazil

Thursday 31st of October Boerengroep is hosting, together with Greenpeace and the Forest and Nature Conservation Policy group, a delegation of leaders of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil.

Location Impulse, 17:00-19:00.

Deforestation, land grabbing, exploitation of labour and rampant use of pesticides threaten the environment and people in Brazil. That is why APIB – Brazil’s Indigenous People Articulation – is touring Europe: to inform its citizens and to move governments and businesses towards action.At this unique event at Impulse, you have the opportunity to connect with these Indigenous leaders.

Sustainability Day 2019 – Towards circular farming: annual forum

  SUSTAINABILITY DAY 2019 – Towards circular farming: annual forum. Assessing the work in progress. October 10, 2019 | WUR, Wageningen PROGRAM 12:00-12:20 Walk-in, tea/coffee 12:20-12:35 General welcome, Introduction 12:40-14:00 THEME 1: Education and circular farming What does a paradigm shift towards circularity mean in education? Introduction by a speaker & panel discussion 14:00-14:20 Break … Read more

Farm Experience Internship 2019

The FEI is a growing movement, that is being co-created by peasants, farmers, gardeners, scientists, students, activists, NGOs and agroecological companies – working together towards a sustainable, healthy, viable food system that is fair and just for the earth, the consumer and the producer. Together, we co-organize a 3 ECTS international summer course at the … Read more