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

Toekomstboeren Agroecology Training

14&15 May: AGROECOLOGY TRAINING [English below] Op 14 & 15 mei organiseert Toekomstboeren samen met het Agroecologie Netwerk en de La Via Campesina Europa een agroecologie training voor boeren, activisten en onderzoekers. De training behandelt thema’s zoals regeneratieve landbouw, toegang tot land, commoning, dekolonisatie en bewegingsopbouw. Wil je leren over agroecologische transformatie? Ervaring opdoen met … Read more

Small reflection on Fair Income for Farmers I

Last week Wednesday the introduction of the fair income for farmers events took place. Even though it was very sunny and warm outside, still quite some people showed up. First, Elske introduced the topic. It was surprising to hear that so many farmers in the Netherlands earn below the minimum, especially if you don’t take … Read more

Vacancy: Coordinator Boerengroep

Stichting Boerengroep is looking for a new coordinator as of 1 May 2022. Organization Stichting Boerengroep bridges the gap between agricultural practice and agricultural theory. Boerengroep is committed to healthy and social agriculture and organizes activities for this purpose that stimulate a critical attitude among students and farmers, such as excursions and working days at … Read more

Elske Hageraats: Wat hebben we over voor de biokrat?

Elske Hageraats, boerin bij De Ommuurde Tuin, heeft een systeem van solidariteitsbetaling opgezet op de kleinschalige CSA De Ommuurde Tuin. Daarover is onlangs een artikel in NRC verschenen, wat nu achter een betaalmuur verdwenen is. Lees het artikel hier:   Geïnteresseerd om mee te praten over Eerlijk Loon voor boeren en boerinnen? Kom dan naar … Read more

Vacancy Intern FEI + Agroecology Network

Dear friends, We have an exciting internship vacancy for you today! We’re looking for an intern who wants to help organize the Farm Experience Internship with Boerengroep and help develop the project of the Places of Hope and Resistance group in the national Agroecology Network. Note that this internship takes 5 months, from half of … Read more

Flavors of 2021

2021 was our anniversary year.. and even though we had some fantastic events, interesting conversations about the past and future, and were able to welcome a lot of new, enthusiastic people in Boerengroep – it wasn’t exactly what we had imagined it to be. We put some time in organizing a big festival in the … Read more