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

Docu-night: The Market Gardener’s Toolkit

31/03/2022 @ 20:00 – 22:00 –   Boerengroep is organizing a docu-night! Thursday the 31st of March we are going to watch the documentary “The Market Gardener’s toolkit”. This documentary is about the farm (Les Jardins de la Grelinette) of Jean-Martin Fortier, one of the most famous market gardeners in the world. Les Jardins de la Grelinette was named after the […]

The Break

03/03/2022 @ 20:00 – 22:00 – 𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐁𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐤? Every first and third week of the month occurs in the evening a jolly meet-up held in Wageningen’s Beer Café and Brewery “Onder de Linden’’, where we shelter from the cold inside this lovely woody bar. The Break allows you to meet new people, have good talks and most of all […]

The Break: Get to know Boerengroep!

17/02/2022 @ 20:00 – 22:00 – Register here: https://forms.gle/FVausSg1zux12QJUA There are many exciting initiatives happening in and around the Netherlands regarding sustainable food practices, and we bring you the news through events, excursions, and exciting edge-of-your-seat discussions. If all of this sounds interesting, and you are someone who grows food, eats food, or thinks about food, then you should consider joining us […]

Fair Income for Farmers II: International Movement

29/03/2022 @ 17:30 – 19:00 – Register here! Join us live in Impulse (Stippeneng 2) or online: Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Join with a video conferencing device wur@m.webex.com Video Conference ID: 123 022 369 9 Alternate VTC instructions This is a Microsoft Teams meeting. Learn More | Meeting options Join us for […]

Fair Income for Farmers I: Introduction and documentary

02/03/2022 @ 12:30 – 13:30 – Register here. Join us for the first event in the series “Fair income for Farmers: Towards a solidarity payment movement”. According to the Rekenkamer, about half of the Dutch farmers have an income below the minimum income standard. Studies show that CSA farmers even earn below the minimum wage. To address this issue, Elkse Hageraats, […]

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