About

Rutger Henneman is a social entrepreneur in urban farming, independent researcher, writer and activist.

He studied International Development Studies at Wageningen University with a minor in Moral Philosophy. In 2009 he finished a research project on the spiritual and religious roots of Scotland’s modern land reform, in coöperation with Scottish poet, writer and activist Alastair McIntosh.

Now, living in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) Rutger Henneman is project manager of the community garden at Wilgenplantsoen (buurtmoestuin Wilgenplantsoen), teacher in courses as ‘Gandhi Hier en Nu‘ (Gandhi Here and Now) and ‘De Stad en het Beloofde Land‘ (The City and the Promised Land). He is  chairman of Stichting Vredestuin (Peace Garden Foundation), initiator of the Gandhituin (Gandhi Garden) and Vredestuin (Peace Garden) and editor of webmagazine Het Potentieel.

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