We garden. We plan, we design, we build and we have fun doing it. We recycle materials, swap stories and share lunch on working days. Everyone is welcome and invited to come on work days, pizza parties and courses!

The group began in 2014 – in an underused and beautifully landscaped healing garden belonging to de Hoge Born. The vision is to facilitate an inclusive teaching and learning space with a focus on enjoying the garden and experimenting with urban agriculture over the next 15 years – right here.

It’s early days but we’re busy making a shared experimental garden to explore different practical ideas, grow stuff and learn from each other. If you enjoy gardening, chickens, bees or just practical work and want to build something big – then this is the place for you.

We look for great ideas to test out. Even more so, we look for boots on the ground to test ideas with us!

This is not just a place for students and staff of the university – if you are a local we *especially* want you! We need local continuity to keep the dream alive over the years to come.

Everyone is welcome!


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March 30, 2018

the Kakhouse is coming together 🙂

March 28, 2018

Be my Guest ?

March 25, 2018

Apple daikon baseball.

March 25, 2018
Photos from Vahid Garousi-Yusifoğlu's post

More photos from today 😉

March 25, 2018
Photos from Tomislav Hengl's post

We did some excavation today... and discovered this amazing 15th century terrace!

March 24, 2018

Tomorrow is a nice day to do some paving; since it is to early in the year do do some serious seeding/planting (according to the Dutch planting calender which says that the garden year more or less ... See more

March 23, 2018

In a few weeks I'll be organizing this workshop at Ppauw, together with Jurrito Negro and Douwe Dijkstra! Sign up if you want to learn more about this unique forest farming technique and get some ... See more

March 23, 2018
Ep. 5 Jan Gerritsen ~Creation in the Creative Garden & joyful 200 km walking trails

Dear Gardeners!
This week's Wachama talk is with Jan Gerritsen from the Creative Garden! 🙂
Many of you already met Jan and we know how super active and enthusiastic he is when its about the GARDEN ... See more

Dear Viewers! In this episode Jan Gerritsen talks about his inspiration, why he joined to the Creative Community Garden in Wageningen. If you listen to this ...

March 22, 2018
GEN Europe

At GEN Europe we’re committed to opening the world of ecovillages and sustainable culture to as many people as possible – and we want to put young people at the heart of it.

If you have just ... See more

Fully funded youth volunteering opportunity to join GEN Europe at our beautiful headquarters in Spain to develop new skills and make friends for life - find out more and apply before April 9th! ... See more

March 19, 2018

Next sunday more gardening! The weather will finally heat up again so we can actually get some things done. We have a wide variety of projects to participate in so pass by and lend a hand! There is ... See more