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    Help what to do with my trees in drought?

    I am a big fan of our ‘garden professors’. These American professors mainly help rid the world of sense and…

    The importance of resilient communities in the breach for more biodiversity.

    You no longer have to convince us of the power of communities and nature connection to focus on a more…

    25 June Smuljungle Aalst celebrates

    Time flies by so fast. It seems as if our first information session on Thursday February 3rd was more than…

    Affordable, climate-positive and self-sufficient living in Ecodorp Boekel

    These Dutch pioneers Ad Vlems and his wife Monique Vissers took the bull by the horns and launched the idea…

    Nice pelvis among you. Looking for, found or add inspiration…

    We are in the process of putting together a list of tasty things from the food forest. Inspiration that is…

    Let us hear from you. What do you dream for nature in our Smuljungle?

    Some call it a food forest. We call it a Smuljungle because we believe that there is room for tasty…

    Smuljungle Aalst in action at the State of the Region

    Avansa brought together on 5 May 2022 everyone in the Flemish Ardennes or Denderstreek who pushes (or pulls) the cart…

    yummy jungle gallery

    Do you have a nice drawing for our art gallery. Fill out this form and she will also end up…

    A work of art in the garden that insects can eat.

    Pollinator Pathmaker is a campaign to create art for pollinators, planted and cared for by humans. We want to change…

    Yoohoo, Cera supports us with €3,000

    Eureka. Good news, but thanks to Cera we receive 3,000 euros in support to purchase planting material. In any case,…

    Smuljungle Aalst in the press

    Sometimes you don’t believe something is real until it’s been in the gazette. This is such a moment. We hope…

    You were great. The 1st Info Session Smuljungle Aalst

    This was one of those moments when you even feel the energy flowing through the digital highway.The ingredients were great…

    Masterclass

    Life long learning

    Creativity and fun

      Help what to do with my trees in drought?

      I am a big fan of our ‘garden professors’. These American professors mainly help rid the world of sense and…

      Wednesday craft day #16: Download our color plate

      Are you looking for a fun to do for your children? Download this coloring sheet and start coloring. By the…

      Official opening of the Stiemerhub in Genk.

      bARK.today spreads its wings On April 30, Genk will open the doors of a brand new Stiemerhub. The Stiemerhub wants…

      Let us hear from you. What do you dream for nature in our Smuljungle?

      Some call it a food forest. We call it a Smuljungle because we believe that there is room for tasty…

      Affordable, climate-positive and self-sufficient living in Ecodorp Boekel

      These Dutch pioneers Ad Vlems and his wife Monique Vissers took the bull by the horns and launched the idea…

      The importance of resilient communities in the breach for more biodiversity.

      You no longer have to convince us of the power of communities and nature connection to focus on a more…

      25 June Smuljungle Aalst celebrates

      Time flies by so fast. It seems as if our first information session on Thursday February 3rd was more than…

      Thank you for your support.

      Our Smuljungle Aalst is now but desolate. But thanks to your support and we are proud to announce that we…

      Nice pelvis among you. Looking for, found or add inspiration…

      We are in the process of putting together a list of tasty things from the food forest. Inspiration that is…

      Smuljungle Aalst in action at the State of the Region

      Avansa brought together on 5 May 2022 everyone in the Flemish Ardennes or Denderstreek who pushes (or pulls) the cart…

      Plant choice stress

      You hear a lot of wild stories about exotic plants and trees that you want to give a place in…

      A living lab in the classroom

        Education

        Natureconnection@school

        Nature connection has nothing to do with walking or staying in nature and even less to do with botany or…
        Education

        Students of Lyceum in action

        On Wednesday March 30, 2022 we received a high visit in our Smuljungle. We welcome our first group of students…
        Education

        What if we first connect with nature before we start teaching?

        Sometimes you get a tip and before you know it access to a lot of research and research about the…
        Education

        Province of Flemish Brabant subsidizes ‘Nature at school’

        You can go to the Province of Flemish Brabant for subsidies if your school is committed to nature. Doesn’t that…
        About Bark

        Our Methodology

        Exposing the system We are all already conditioned and our thinking pattern is fixed. We assume that no one consciously…
        Education

        Discover the magical world of Pollinator Park

        Do you remember a time when the sky was filled with birds and bees, and colorful fruit grew on the…
        About Bark

        How a ‘Tiny Food Forest’ at school can offer young people something to hold on to.

        I hear friends of mine who consider themselves “aged” say aloud that they are glad they are not 20 years…
        About Bark

        Will you be our first Tiny Food Forest school in Belgium?

        They started working in the Netherlands two years ago. They thought it was important to learn where the food came…
        About Bark

        The healing power of a food forest.

        A food forest or as we call it Yummy Jungle, is more than a “CO2 Neutral tasty garden” . There…
        Education

        Thanks to the forest surface in less than a month, a better immune system for children.

        A very interesting reading tip Douwe Beerda Researchers from Finland at the Natural Resources Institute (Luke) were able to prove…
        Companies

        How to plant trees by searching online

        Did you know that one google search consumes as much as a 1 km ride with an electric car. You…

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        Corporate Gardening

          Companies

          The community welfare tree

          The University of Liverpool conducted research into the importance of ‘communities’ for people’s well-being. The Community Wellbeing Tree is an…
          Companies

          In the Netherlands, about 40% want to work in a more natural environment.

          More than 40% of working people in the Netherlands would prefer to do their work in a more natural environment…
          Companies

          De Wasp, circular entrepreneurship at its best

          Our story started more than 11 years ago. I had a number of interior assignments at the time and was…
          Bark TV

          CO2neutral @ WORK # 002 Catch-up

          Online game changer # 00 2 Clever thinking to reshape our world without a dime. A lot of you already…
          About Bark

          bARK.today in action

          At our first webinar CO2NEUTRAL @ WORK, we revealed for the first time what our own mission is. bARK.today is…
          Companies

          CO2NEUTRAL@WORK #001 – Catch up

          Online game changer #001 The problem is clear but what is the solution? A lot of you already took up…
          About Bark

          Our Methodology

          Exposing the system We are all already conditioned and our thinking pattern is fixed. We assume that no one consciously…
          Companies

          ‘The System’ is the problem. How do we focus on a more sustainable society

          Do you sometimes have the feeling that you are alone on the barricades and you need tools to motivate people…
          Companies

          World Wide Waste – Gerry Mc Govern

          This was one of those days where you feel it all comes together. I wanted to build some awareness with…
          Companies

          CO2neutral @ WORK # 002

          Online game changer # 002 Clever thinking to reshape our world without a dime. A lot of you already took…
          About Bark

          The healing power of a food forest.

          A food forest or as we call it Yummy Jungle, is more than a “CO2 Neutral tasty garden” . There…
          About Bark

          Communities by connecting with nature.

          Interest in food forests has increased dramatically. In the Netherlands you can speak of a real hype. Learn how to…

          For urban planners and eco architects

          A new way of life

            The importance of resilient communities in the breach for more biodiversity.

            You no longer have to convince us of the power of communities and nature connection to focus on a more…

            A food forest on the roof?

            This permaculture roof garden of 200 m2 was planted in 2001 on only 30 cm of soil. With over 180…

            Climate-proof city research by WUR

            Wageningen scientists recently presented their vision of the city in 2120. In a hundred years’ time you will not hear…

            There is always a place for Green in the City.

            Land is precious in a city like New York, but keeping such a big city liveable and investing in more…

            Detroit’s Agrihood Free Food for 2000 People in the City

            Agrihoods, also referred to as agritopias or community-assisted development, are an exciting concept as they create a remarkable improvement in…

            A podcast with Bart Backaert

            When Bart tells me, I usually go quiet. A miracle would be said by many who know me but simply…

            A vertical garden in Milan

            The studio led by Italian architect Stefano Boeri conceived the concept of Bosco Verticale, a vertical forest. The concept was…

            Architect Winy Maas ‘Under Tomorrow’s Sky’

            Sometimes you come across gems while zapping. That was also the case when I accidentally ended up on NPO2.Winy Maas…

            Recycled Island Foundation

            In Rotterdam, “the recycled Island Foundation” took matters into their own hands and made this floating park with plastic waste.…

            Bart Backaert, thanks for the support

            Bart Backaert is no stranger to the world of ‘ecology’. As a young boy, his parents did not know what…

            Utrecht creates food forest in residential area

            It’s amazing how the municipality of Utrecht thinks ahead. These kinds of connecting projects only make us happy. But companies…

            About eco-villages and neighborhoods

            In 1978, George Ramsey already stated that the great energy waste in the United States is not due to technology.…

            Agroforstery farming for Pro's

            Agroforestry

              Agency for Nature and Forests

              Nature and Forest of the Flemish government cherishes, protects and develops more than 90,000 hectares of nature reserves, forests and…

              Province of Flemish Brabant subsidizes ‘Nature at school’

              You can go to the Province of Flemish Brabant for subsidies if your school is committed to nature. Doesn’t that…

              inverde

              Inverde offers quality training in forest, green and nature management . Our offer has something for everyone, from the professional…

              Ilvo – Agroforestry

              The Institute for Agricultural, Fisheries and Food Research (ILVO) is an independent scientific research institute of the Flemish government. The…

              Forest+

              How could it be otherwise, Bos+ draws the map of the forests. Their main concern is that what little forest…

              Visiting one of the oldest agroforestry farms in Belgium

              It is great to be able to join Ilvo’s action lab and to investigate together with other food forest enthusiasts…

              The annual agroforestry report has been received.

              Great work that can make us all smarter again. Like an elephant, I hope that after reading this report we…

              Syntropic farming

              I am always happy when I see a ‘Happen Film’. Beautiful portraits of beautiful people. This is not a close…

              Experimental garden agroforestry

              In the Agroforestry Noord-Holland living lab, the Louis Bolk Institute works together with the Clusius College, the Province of Noord-Holland…

              What is agroforestry or agroforestry?

              Agroforestry is on the rise. A record number of farmers applied for a subsidy in the summer of 2020 to…

              The plant – Netherlands

              Marieke Karssen decided in 2015 that her work should be about a healthier planet with healthier organisms. She started The…

              How can I make my forest grow faster? The Miyawaki Method.

              On my quest I ran into Elise and James. Creators of the Sugi Project with the aim to give the…

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              Our own projects

                25 June Smuljungle Aalst celebrates

                Time flies by so fast. It seems as if our first information session on Thursday February 3rd was more than…

                Let us hear from you. What do you dream for nature in our Smuljungle?

                Some call it a food forest. We call it a Smuljungle because we believe that there is room for tasty…

                You were great. The 1st Info Session Smuljungle Aalst

                This was one of those moments when you even feel the energy flowing through the digital highway.The ingredients were great…

                I’m joining Smuljungle Aalst

                It’s great that you want to participate in our activities in Aalst. We are a volunteer association and everyone is…

                Volunteers work

                The more the merrier. Without you you are all alone so everyone is welcome with us.Maybe you have a lot…

                Behind the scenes of Smuljungle Aalst

                Of course, it’s not just that you get a chance to design a place in the City. Our story starts…

                Sint-Job a place with a fascinating past

                Sometimes it’s nice to see what that place looked like in the past. In any case, you will find a…

                We proudly present…

                The newest logo of Smuljungle Aalst is a fact. Thanks to our designer Luc Adriaens. Do you see the similarities?…

                Will Sint-Job become the tastiest green spot in Aalst?

                Yummy jungle, here we come. Food forests, food gardens, you have them in all scents and colors. We call it…

                Hmm…, a food forest?

                A food forest, food forest, food forest edge, …. is a special piece of “edible” nature that looks a lot…

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