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Vacancy Coordinator Inspringtheater

We are now looking for a new coordinator of the Inspringtheater (IT)! As a part of Boerengroep, the IT connects students to real-life challenges of rural life and rural people (and more). The vacancy for coordinator is for Dutch-speaking only. … Continue reading

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Vrebamelkvee Excursion

Last month, the Circular Farming Platform organised the event ‘Together towards circular farming: collectively transforming the agricultural science paradigm’. WUR student/farmer Anouk van Bakel, from the family farm Vrebamelkvee B.V. talked about the measures that Vrebamelkvee is taking to become … Continue reading

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Registration FEI 2019

Each year Boerengroep organizes an agroecology summer course during the summer holidays! More information about the FEI you can find here: https://farmexperienceinternship.wordpress.com/ Registration for the Farm Experience Internship 2019 is open now!  The deadline is 31st of May Click here to sign … Continue reading

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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 … 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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