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Programme: Green Student Bootcamp Challenge 2019 Netherlands Tour

Students from all universities and colleges are welcome to join, from any study course. See how you can participate & book your space below.

* Session 1: Friday 3 May, Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam, 14.00 – 17.30

‘Where Life Begins: Soil & Seeds’, with the Green Living Lab & Commonland

Lecture:  Commonland tell us how restorative solutions can reverse the degradation of the land and water systems that are the basis of life on earth, and bring back prosperity to both people and planet.

Green Living Lab Workshops: 

Composting – build healthy soil while making profit from waste. We’ll show you how to turn your kitchen waste into rich compost with a worm hotel.

Sowing Seeds – a guide to growing healthy plants at home.

* Session 2: Friday 10 May, University of Groningen, 14.00 – 17.30

‘Gifts from Nature: Inspiration & Wellbeing’ with Green Office Groningen & Guests

Tour: A meeting with product designer Tjeerd Veenhoven at his studio to hear how he is inspired by the natural world to develop sustainable products including Palmleather, a plant-based replacement for animal leather, plastic and rubber, and AlgaeFabric, a raw textile material made from algae.

Interactive Lecture: “Links between pro-environmental behaviours and wellbeing” by Steph Johnson-ZawadskiEnvironmental Psychology PhD, University of Groningen.

Green Living Lab Workshop:

Seed Balls – cheering up grey urban environments for people and pollinators with seed balls full of native herbs and flowers.

*20 spaces exclusively available for University of Groningen students for €5,00 per student.*

To register as a University of Groningen student, please contact Green Office Groningen: greenoffice@rug.nl 

All other students, please contact: gsbc@greenlivinglab.org

*Session 3: Friday 17 May, Utrecht University14.00 – 17.30

‘Interconnectivity in Nature: Forests & Mycelium,’ with Green Office Utrecht & Guests

Workshop: Forests, with IVN & the Tiny Forest initiative. Exploring the role of urban forests for a healthy city,  and learning how a Tiny Forest can be realised on campus or in the neighbourhood.

Workshop: Mycelium & Mushrooms, with Fungi Factory. We’ll hear about the magical world of mycelium, how Fungi Factory’s circular enterprise utilises mycelium to turn waste into profit, and we’ll be challenged to grow oyster mushrooms at home with a Fungi Factory grow-kit.

*20 spaces exclusively available for Utrecht University students for €9,50 per student.* 

To register as a Utrecht University student, please contact Green Office Utrecht: greenoffice@uu.nl                  

All other students, please contactgsbc@greenlivinglab.org

*Session 4: Friday 24 May, Amsterdam West, 14.00 – 17.30 

From Farm to Table: CSAs & Cooking Workshop in Nature, with with De Stadsgroenteboer CSA 
We visit this newly established CSA to hear about the role of CSAs in producing healthy food for urban populations. De Stadsgroenteboer team met while studying gastronomy in Italy and they will share their love of tasty fresh produce with us from farm to table, as students are invited to get their hands in the soil to harvest and then cook together.

Cooking Workshop: Expect to get your hands in the soil and to cook with fresh veggies from the garden.

*Session 5: Friday 31 May, Rotterdam, 14.00 – 17.30 

‘Creating Cities for Healthier Futures,’ with Hannah Wright & Jorn Wemmenhove, Humankind

City Tour: Exploring how our urban surroundings influence our well-being, with urban planner Hannah Wright and tactical urbanist Jorn Wemmenhove, Humankind.

Includes a visit to the largest and loveliest productive roof-garden in Europe, De DakAkker.

*Session 6: Friday 7 June, TU Delft14.00 – 17.30

‘Nature-inspired Innovation,’ with Green Office Delft & Guests

Workshop: Biomimicry Nederland invites us to look to nature for sustainable solutions, and tells us how nature’s design genius is inspiring innovation for a healthy world.

Lecture: Dr. Ingrid de Pauw teaches at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering TU Delft, and will tell us about her research into nature-inspired design, as well as its applications.

Interactive Lecture: Dr. Bertus Beaumont, teaches BioLogic at the Department of Bionanoscience TU Delft, and will tell us about the course’s focus on how biological principles can be applied to achieve green technological solutions.

We will meet BioLogic students, and hear from them about their entry for the Biodesign Challenge, a global challenge for university students to envision future applications of biotechnology.

*20 spaces exclusively available for TU Delft students for €5,00 per student.*

To register as a TU Delft student, please contact Green Office TU Delft:  info@greenofficedelft.nl

All other students, please contact: gsbc@greenlivinglab.org

*Session 7: The GLL Co-creation Challenge

Saturday afternoon in June (date to be confirmed with course participants)

Co-creating positive social impact in partnership with a local social enterprise.

 

*Session 8: Friday 14 June, Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam, 14.00 – 21.00

Trees & Us: The Relationship Between Trees & People in a Healthy City.

A City of Amsterdam ecologist and an Amsterdam tree expert will tell us about the role of trees and urban forests in creating a healthy city. 

Then on to the Green Student Bootcamp Challenge student graduation party! Our final challenge for students is to create a plant-based menu for educators and guests, with ingredients made and grown throughout the programme.

Ways to Participate & Costs

All participants required to be students  & advance payment required to confirm attendance.  

Applications for the full and flexi programme to be received by Monday 29 April.

1) Full Programme (8 sessions):

€85 per student, including workshop materials. To apply: gsbc@greenlivinglab.org

2) Flexi Programme (4 sessions):

€55 per student, including workshop materials. Spaces to be booked min 2 weeks in advance of event. To apply: gsbc@greenlivinglab.org

3) Individual Sessions:

€17,50 per session. Please book with the Green Living Lab: gsbc@greenlivinglab.org

4) University of Groningen, Utrecht University & TU Delft Students:

We have reserved 20 spaces for local students at sessions taking place at the University of Groningen, Utrecht University & TU Delft for just €5 per student. 

Please register with your local Green Office to book your space:

Green Office Groningen: greenoffice@rug.nl 

Green Office Utrecht: greenoffice@uu.nl

Green Office TU Delft: info@greenofficedelft.nl

All other students, please contact the Green Living Lab: gsbc@greenivinglab.org

Applications now Open for the Green
Student Bootcamp Challenge 2018!

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!

We are excited to announce the 2018 Green Student Bootcamp Challenge programme!

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We’ve included more hands-on workshops this year than ever before; from foraging & cooking with wild plants, learning to grow veggies at home, urban composting with worms, growing mushrooms, fermentation, to learning to design from nature’s patterns. It is going to be a lot of fun learning together in nature!

We are delighted to announce educating partners including BiomimicryNL, Mamotok , The School of Nature, Green Office VU, Pangea Amsterdam University College, Le Compostier & HvA – Hogeschool van Amsterdam

There are 10 sessions, always on Friday afternoons from 14.00 – 17.00. The first session is on Friday 6 April, & the programme ends with a graduation party created by participating students on Friday 15 June.

Cost: €65 per student (with valid student card) for 10 sessions, including all workshop materials & vegan snacks and drinks.

Applications to be received before Monday 2 April. All students (18 years + ) are welcome.

For information and an application form, please email : gsbc@greenlivinglab.org

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