Soil sampling in wet and clayey Friesland, Netherlands
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Not organic, but also impressive: flower auction Aalsmeer
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ENOAS Summer Meeting 2007

The Netherlands. Brief overview:

July 10th, 2007
Arrival at Droevendaal sustainable student housing, Wageningen 
Movie "Supersize me"

July 11th
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

July 12th
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

July 13th
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

July 14th
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.

July 15th
Visit Harmanna Hoeve, 60 ha of dairy with own milk processing in Harlingen
Beach/ dyke in Harlingen

July 16th
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

July 17th
Visit: Flower Auction Aalsmeer

If you want the report, please send us an email (e<at>enoas<dot>org).


Large scale organic unions, Netherlands

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.

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Visit to organic healthcare farm, Netherlands

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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Some visited farms have diverse animals..

Some visited farms have diverse animals..

Picture taken at Warmonderhof, Dronten

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Not organic, but also impressive: flower auction Aalsmeer

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.

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Selling point vegetables from biodynamic school Warmonderhof

Selling point vegetables from biodynamic school Warmonderhof

In summer 2007 we visited Almere and found a market stall of biodynamic farmer school "Warmonderhof"

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Educating each other: country presentations

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.

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Organic & high-tech: automatic milking

Organic & high-tech: automatic milking

In the summer of 2007, ENOAS visited the biodynamic farmer 'Brandsma' with a milking robot.

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Organic suckling calves

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.

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Soil sampling in wet and clayey Friesland, Netherlands

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.

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