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.

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Upcoming events

Weekend Excursion Schiermonnikoog!

09/06/2023 – 11/06/2023 @ All Day – We will go to Schiermonnikoog from 9-11 June! We visit one of the farmers of the collective that down-scaled their dairy herd, to deal with the nitrogen crisis. Jan Willem Erisman wrote a book about their journey “De Melkvee Revolutie” – a (Dutch) must read for how the nitrogen crisis can be addressed with social […]

Voedsel Anders Network Meet-up

26/05/2023 @ All Day – The organization Voedsel Anders, our ally in food system transformation is organizing a network meet-up on the 26th of May. Check out their website and the event to participate! General info: Sign up via the link on the event website Where? At de Eemlandhoeve. Bisschopsweg 7, 3752 LK Bunschoten-Spakenburg. When? 26 May 2023 from 13:00 […]

Dreaming Session on Food Systems

20/04/2023 @ 19:30 – 21:30 – Boerengroep is organising a dreaming session next Thursday at the Superette! Time: 19:30-21:30 Location: Churchillweg 27, Wageningen In a ‘dreaming session’ we will explore our relationship to food and the food system, and think of alternative ways of relating. Hosted by Alex, they will guide us through this with prompts and questions. Food system change […]

International Day of Peasant Struggles

17/04/2023 @ 10:30 – 14:00 – Dear comrades, The International Day of Peasant Struggles is coming soon and we would like to invite you to a collective farming event in order to work the land together, share a strong collective statement and show solidarity with other land struggles. With the collaboration of Toekomstboeren, ASEED and Cityplot, the farmers from PLUK CSA […]

Excursion to De Biesterhof!

14/05/2023 @ All Day – On May 14, we will go to De Biesterhof, near Nijmegen! Howard and Claudi will show us their farm-in-the-making, which they do in collaboration with Land van Ons. Find more information: https://www.biesterhof.nl/ Sign-up via this form: https://forms.gle/XLS584kSNrCATaDD6 When: 14 May, 2023 Time: TBA Meet-up location: Radix Parkinglot, Wageningen Campus Bring: clothes and shoes that don’t mind […]

Farmer’s Tales #5 with Wouter van Eck

17/05/2023 @ 12:30 – 13:30 – 12:30 – 13:30 @ Speaker’s Corner of Impulse (Wageningen Campus) On May 17 we welcome Wouter van Eck back to Wageningen Campus, where he will tell the story of setting up the first Food Forest in The Netherlands and how the movement has grown over the years!

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