Regional Learning at the Suiker Terrein – roots of innovation

November 17, 2020
By: Karin Elferink | juditcovic

Collaboration with other educational institutes (green and grey)

Project ‘From Farm to Table’
Terra: growing grains (arable farming / contract work)
Noorderpoort: baking bread (bakers)
Alfa College: build rocket stove 2.0 (technology)
MAC: reception (host / hostess)
Closing lunch with students, teachers, management and board of directors.

Project ‘Flower Farm Fragrance’
Terra: growing sunflowers (arable farming and floristry)
Noorderpoort: working with natural colours and fragrances (laboratory)
Alpha College: colours with natural dyes (fashion)

Project ‘Anthocyanins from tulips’
TerraStart: planting 35.000 tulip bulbs
Hanze University of Applied Sciences: Research into solar cells from tulips
Project Biocas: research into sustainable paint

Project ‘Hemp Prototype Tiny House’
Terra: growing Hemp (arable farming / contract work)
Noorderpoort: processing hemp into raw material (process industry)
Alpha College: build Hemp Tiny House (construction)
Preparation for activities in Romania.


Acknowledgements: many thanks to EUROPEA-Netherlands and Karin (NL) 🙂

Photos: from Karin (NL)

EUROPEA International Logo

EUROPEA – Europe de l’Enseignement Agronomique AISBL

Centre Technique Horticole

Chemin de Sibérie 4

B-5030 Gembloux

Official Registration Number: 450983484