ENOAS Summer Meeting 2007
The Netherlands. Brief overview:
Lecture: Organic at Wageningen University.
Visit: Experimental Farm Droevendaal, Wageningen as farm and with its research projects.
Visit: Small scale/CSA horticulture "De Nieuwe Ronde", Wageningen
Visit: Smallscale flower grower ("Bloemrijk") in Wageningen
Lecture: Biologica organisation and the national policy towards organic research.
Visit: Biological pest control in fruits at the Fruit Research Station in Randwijk
Visit: Small social care function farm in Breda (De Kleine Hoeve)
Visit: Large scale farm with a lot of machinery and a GPS system: BioTrio, Langeweg
Visit/tourist stop: nice small city of Heusden
Visit: City estate Almere including small organic market and organic city farm
Visit: Warmonderhof, practical education to become an biodynamic farmer.
Visit: Small scale horticultural farm (in a large scale environment): De Stek in Lelystad
Organic Dinner at Doors Logies
Visit: Brandsma's dairy farm (biodynamic with milking robot) in Bolsward, province of Friesland
Discussion with Martin Lancaster from Avalon.
Visit Harmanna Hoeve, 60 ha of dairy with own milk processing in Harlingen
Beach/ dyke in Harlingen
A researcher of the Louis Bolk Institute shows a pilot of the project "rearing calves with cows" on spot in Jelsum
Visit: Small scale vegetable trade company, 'De Zaai-ster', in Leek
Organic dinner at restaurant Zeezicht
Visit: Flower Auction Aalsmeer
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Some visited farms have diverse animals..
Picture taken at Warmonderhof, Dronten
Not organic, but also impressive: flower auction Aalsmeer
During the ENOAS trip in the Netherlands, summer 2007, we visited also the Flower Auction Aalsmeer, Netherlands, to get an idea how one can organise logistics.
Organic suckling calves
In the summer of 2007, ENOAS visited the organic dairy farm of 'Langhout' in the Dutch northern province of Friesland. They are experimenting with suckling calves, even in case of dairy cattle. More info about this kind of experiments.
Selling point vegetables from biodynamic school Warmonderhof
In summer 2007 we visited Almere and found a market stall of biodynamic farmer school "Warmonderhof"
Large scale organic unions, Netherlands
In 2007, the ENOAS Summer Meeting was in the Netherlands. We visited the organic and heavily mechanized farm of BioTrio in the province of Brabant.
Soil sampling in wet and clayey Friesland, Netherlands
In the summer of 2007, ENOAS visited the organic dairy farm of 'Langhout' in the Dutch northern province of Friesland. We had a look at their soil.
Organic & high-tech: automatic milking
In the summer of 2007, ENOAS visited the biodynamic farmer 'Brandsma' with a milking robot.
Educating each other: country presentations
During most meetings, we tell each other about the situation of the organic developments in our home country. In this case, something about Finland was shown in the Netherlands, in 2007.
Visit to organic healthcare farm, Netherlands
In the Summer of 2007, the ENOAS Summer Meeting was held in The Netherlands. We visited the organic care farm "De Kleine Hoeve" inside the city of Breda.
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