Who are we?
Stichting Boerengroep (Peasant Foundation) is a student foundation at Wageningen University that aims to connect the university (students, research, education) with the reality and challenges of farmers in the Netherlands and worldwide. In this way we fight for social, just and sustainable food production. We do this by bringing students into the fields and farmers into lecture rooms at the university.
21/03/2020 @ 09:15 – 19:00 – CANCELLED For more information, see the website. On the 21st of March, Boerengroep is organizing an excursion to the Reclaim the Seeds festival in Amsterdam. Reclaim the Seeds is an annual event aimed at bypassing the institutionalized agriculture industry by promoting (crop) diversity and food and seed sovereignty. Throughout the day interesting lectures and workshops […]
10/03/2020 @ 12:30 – 14:00 – Proteins – something which comes automatically with our food. Some are more aware of the amount they consume, some less. But now it comes to change: We all have to change our food behaviours since our food production sector needs to change radically in the face of climate change. But sometimes it feels like we’re […]
18/02/2020 @ 12:30 – 13:30 – Boerengroep is happy to announce that we will organize the 8th edition of the Farm Experience Internship in the Netherlands, this summer from the 13th of July until the 7th of August! ???? ?? ??? ???? The FEI is a growing movement, that is being co-created by peasants, farmers, gardeners, scientists, students, […]
20/02/2020 @ 17:30 – 19:30 – We are proud to announce that 2020 will be all about Climate Change and Agriculture for Boerengroep! Come and join us for the kick-off of our year theme, where we will set the scene for upcoming events that will dive deeper in specific topics (C-sequestration, the role of policy, international trade and social integration of […]
30/01/2020 @ 12:00 – 14:00 – Once again, Boerengroep collaborates with local farmers and entrepreneurs and brings the Farmers Fair back to campus. Join us at the Forum stage for good food, inspiration and delicious local products! Write your new year’s resolution at the Boerengroep stand and try to win a gift selected amongst the products presented. Boerengroep organises this fair […]
30/01/2020 @ 19:30 – 21:30 – Come and join us the 30th of January to watch INHABIT: A permaculture perspective. 19.30 – 21:30 Gaia I Inhabit explores the many environmental issues facing us today and examines solutions that are being applied using the ecological design process called ‘Permaculture’. Permaculture is a design lens that uses the principles found in ecosystems to […]
Hello Boerengroep Community! Are you ready to be a part of something amazing? We have some exciting voluntary small formal positions that are up for grabs, and we can’t wait…
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OCTOBER EDITION 2023 Dear members and enthusiasts of Boerengroep, Welcome back to the second edition of the newsletter. First of all, a warm welcome to all the new members….