Boerengroep’s Holiday Gift Guide

Calling all disoriented holiday shoppers!

As the holiday gifting season reaches its peak, Boerengroep would like to provide a guide for navigating this sometimes stressful time. There are plenty of local farmers, artisans, and other creatives in and around Wageningen who make beautiful products, not to mention everything you could try making at home. Let’s get started…


Support Local Farms

Gift a friend or family member an annual subscription to a community supported farm, or find local products available on site at farm shops or on Saturdays in Wageningen on Salverdaplein.

  1. Wageningen: De Hoge Born, De Nieuwe Ronde, Pluktuin Sayuran
  2. Ede: De Wilde Peen, Makandra
  3. Renkum: De Ommuurde Tuin, Veld & Beek
  4. Randwijk: De Stroom
  5. Rhenov: De Lingehof

Wageningen Eet Duurzaam at Salverdaplein

Support Start-Ups and Small Businesses

  1. De Gieterij
  2. StartLife & StartHub Christmas Boxes
  3. Wageningen Eet Duurzaam (Regional market includes Ivo’s Bread, The Kombucha Masters, and Urban Funghi, alongside many other locally sourced products! Find them on Saturdays in Wageningen on Salverdaplein)
  4. Caffè Tola 
  5. Fun Times Wageningen (Check out the anthology Snapshots by Emma Holmes and Sarah Haimes)

Soaps by Lalola at De Gieterij 

Upcycling, Homemade, and Zero Waste

  1. Sustainable Wrapping Paper (Try swapping tape and wrapping paper for string and recycled paper)
  2. Natural Dyeing with Food Scraps
  3. Clothes Repair or Clothing Swap with Friends
  4. Gift a Zero Waste Starter Kit (DIY Hygiene and Beauty Products)
  5. Traditional Cookies & Sweets

Natural Dyeing by Trash is For Tossers

Gift an Experience

  1. Adopt an apple tree with Hoogstramfruit Hemmen
  2. Adopt a grapevine with Wagenings Wijngoed
  3. Sponsor the Veluwe

De Hoge Veluwe