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The Climate March in Amsterdam

More or less 40 000 climate demonstrators joined in Amsterdam on the 10th of March to protest the weak climate policy. They consisted mostly of that part of the population that is inexperienced with demonstrations, or for whom it has … Continue reading

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Recap Reclaim the Seeds 2019!

After months of planning, Reclaim the Seeds, Wageningen Edition, took place on the 30th of March. It was a bright, sunny day, putting everyone in a summer mood, and making it a perfect day to celebrate agro-biodiversity, sustainable food production … Continue reading

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Reclaim the Seeds – Wageningen Edition

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Looking back at Akkervarkens Excurion

Summary – excursion to Akkervarkens farm Summary – excursion to Akkervarkensarm On 26th January, Boerengroep organized an excursion to the farm Akkervarkens (Field pigs in English) in Walthermond in Drenthe region, for a group of 11 people. The goal was … Continue reading

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Boerengroep is looking for a new coordinator

Dear all, The contract of Patricia, the coordinator of Boerengroep, is coming to an end the 1st of May 2019, so we are looking for someone else to take over. We are looking for someone who is fluent in Dutch, … Continue reading

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Looking back on 2018

Past year the theme which linked most of our activities was ‘Agroecology as a science, practice and movement!’ Our yearly organised Farm Experience Internships, which is focused on agroecology in practice, and attending a big agroecology conference in 2017 inspired … Continue reading

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2019 – Exploring options for more circularity in farming

KICKOFF Of THE CIRCULAR FARMING PLATFORM 18th January 12:30 – 13:30 @ Implulse, WUR Campus On behalf of the Boerengroep team, I wish all of you an amazing 2019. We are looking forward to a year full of inspiring meetings … Continue reading

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Masterclass with permaculture- and ecosystemdesigner Daniel Halsey

This Thursday evening (15th November) Daniel Halsey, an internationally renowned designer of ecosystem restoring landscapes, both large and small, will hold a lecture/masterclass open to students and others interested. In current times with increasing need for changing landscape models and … Continue reading

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Voedselkaravaan Wageningen on 28th September

De Voedselkaravaan / The Food Caravan of VoedselAnders is coming to Wageningen on the 28th of September to put the transition towards more sustainable and fair food and agriculture on the agenda. In one evening there will be three events … Continue reading

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Regardless the heat 24 participants followed this years FEI!

Farm Experience Internship 2018 From 23rd – 27th of July Boerengroep organised a very successful Farm Experience Week, which is the first part of the Farm Experience Internship (FEI). Twenty-four participants, from eleven different nationalities, have completed a full week of … Continue reading

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