Boerenlandbouwconference 2023

Are you a farmer or aspiring farmer who wants to meet your fellow agroecological farmers? Are you active somewhere else in the food chain and want to learn about the perspectives of agroecological farmers? Come to the farmers’ agricultural conference!

The farmers’ agricultural conference will take place on Friday 17 February and Saturday 18 February in Amsterdam. Register here.

Friday 17 February’s day program is all about exchange and learning. With workshops on the solidarity payment system, activism, soil biology, nitrogen in the BD, the participatory guarantee system, animal welfare, agroecological horticulture and much more.

In the evening, we will enjoy a nice agroecological meal and chat with drinks and music and an open stage for your farming stories.

On Saturday 18 February, there will be a farm visit and farmers’ fire (boerenvuur).  

PROGRAMME

Friday 17 February:

Farming Conference

9:30 walk-in
10:00 welcome and start plenary programme
11:00 – 12:30 workshop round 1
Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 workshop round 2
17:00 end of the day-programme

Evening programme

17:00 – 21:00 with music, meal, conviviality and agricultural stories

Saturday 18 february

10:00 – 14:00 Farm visit and campfire

The full workshop programme will be published on the Toekomstboeren website in due course.

Location
The farmers’ agricultural conference and evening programme will be at Ru Paré, Chris Lebeaustraat 4 in Amsterdam. The farmers’ fire on Saturday will take place at a farm in Amsterdam, to be announced next week.

Contribution
Participation is with a solidarity payment according to ability to pay. You will find more information about this in the registration form. For the farm fire, we ask you to bring something to eat or drink for the potluck lunch.

The programme of the workshops will come online in due course. We have limited space for both Saturday and Friday. Sign up soon!

About the organisation
The farmers agriculture conference 2023 is organised by the Federatie voor agroecologische boeren, a collaboration of the BD vereniging, de Biotuinders, het Biovegan netwerk, het CSA netwerk, de Permacultuurtuinders and vereniging Toekomstboeren.