Cooking From The Kitchen Garden


Middenweg Bovenkerkerpolder 6, 1188 WS Amstelveen, Nederland

Vacaturenummer: 1566965

In het kort

On our farm, the Meent, we put social and ecological values first. This welcoming place outside the city offers space for people to develop and empower themselves by producing local and sustainable fo


Our aim is to produce local and sustainable food for those who need it the most. We do this together with our participants who have few opportunities to participate in society, but who can further develop their talents and skills here. Would you like to prepare a warm lunch (together with others) for a group of volunteers and participants with products from our vegetable garden such as herbs, vegetables, potatoes, etc.?

Wat voor kennis of vaardigheden zijn nodig?

Some experience with cooking. An interest  in farming / gardening / keeping livestock / DIY / woodworking / carpentry is a plus.

Wat voor scholing krijg je aangeboden?

It is possible to follow training courses via Volunteer Academy. In addition, you will be able to attend workshops and excursions on relevant themes, such as poultry farming.

Wat krijg je er voor terug?

Space to learn and develop. Working outdoors with animals on the land is beneficial to your health. To be part of a special farm, near Amsterdam. Opportunities to gain knowledge and experience. Self-development is facilitated and entrepreneurship stimulated. Travel expenses and lunch from our land will be provided and covered by the  Meent.

Wat is de meerwaarde van dit vrijwilligerswerk?

This hospitable place outside the city offers space for people - who are stuck elsewhere in society - to develop themselves by producing local and sustainable food for social projects in the city, such as walk-in houses, reception centers and the social supermarkets. If you join us, you will contribute to the creation of this extraordinary place.


1 half a day per week (more often is also possible); on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday from 8:30 am - 9:30 am to 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm.

Hoe kom je in aanmerking?

Own transport (car/bicycle) to get to the farm will be helpful.. Public transport is also an option, we'll  reimburse your travel costs. Click on the "respond" button and we will contact you shortly.