CARE FARM DE HOGE BORN
HAS SO MUCH TO OFFER
Situated on an idyllic location between the fields, next to the Campus of
Wageningen University you find the care farm De Hoge Born. We offer a nice and
peaceful place for people looking for day care, activating work or work therapy.
Working on the land is healthy and tangible because people are so close to
At De Hoge Born people find a peaceful place where rest and activities are
balanced under the supervision of trained professionals: A place to recover and
to discover talents and ambitions.
The commercial and practical character of the organisation makes it a place
where people can achieve concrete and visible results, stimulating their
The farm of De Hoge Born produces a variety of organic vegetables and fruits
and has over 250 free range chicken for daily-fresh eggs. These chicken are fed
only organic feeds and are given no antibiotics.
All products from the Farm are labelled with the ecological certification of
In our Farm shop you will find a large variety of organic products, freshly
harvested from the fields.
We have different rooms that can be used for meetings and group sessions
(5-100 persons), with optional catering, as well as guided tours around the farm
and the shop.
Come and feel the atmosphere and let the charming farm life surprise you!
We are looking forward to welcome you!
Internships at De Hoge Born
Looking for a place to do your internship?
De Hoge Born has a farm with 2.5 acres of fields, a glasshouse for fruits and
vegetables, a bicycle workshop, wood workshop, a farm shop and chicken farm. As
the farm works year round, there is always a lot of work to do. From vocational
students in Agricultural and Healthcare studies, to university students
conducting a research, there are plenty possibilities where we can offer
students a place to do their internship or a graduation assignment.
De Hoge Born is a SBB certified work placement company, where over the past
years, more than 50 students did their internships.
Feel free to contact us for information and availability of internships at
About De Hoge Born
In 2015, Hans Janssen, John Vork and Eric de Zeeuw started the foundation of
De Hoge Born.
The foundation focusses on practical guidance and support for people with a
distance to the labour market, by offering suitable day care with practical work
and coaching from our trained staff.
The foundation has a care farm, fields with organic crops, a bicycle repair shop
and a farm shop. With a large variety of possible activities, it makes this a
unique place for everyone's talents.
Meetings and guided tours
De Hoge Born is the perfect inspiring and peaceful location for your next
meeting. Our meeting room is suitable for groups up to 100, and available in
evenings and weekends. We can offer catering service with local, organic
products as well. Please contact us for prices and availability: email@example.com
Day care and practice placement
Working at the Farm
Sometimes you can't decide what you want in study or work. You may have faced
different setbacks because progress in work or study didn't turn out to be what
you expected. At some moment, you may wonder what you really want, and what you
are good at.
De Hoge Born can offer you a place to explore your ambitions, and discover and
develop your talents. Together we work on your self-confidence and developing
your qualities, so you have the confidence and renewed energy to take up a new
challenge that is right for you.
Are you looking to get back to work, or start a study, but failed or being
hold back because you are afraid of doing this on your own?
You are most welcome at the farm of De Hoge Born.
The farm has a lot of activities to offer, all year round. Together we can find
activities that suit your skills and qualities.
Under the supervision of trained coaches, you can work in an area that fits
with your skills, and you can cooperate with others in a team. Together we will
look at your personal situation, and possibilities and make sure that we find
matching work for you. By doing the things you like, you will get back in the
working rhythm. By doing the meaningful work at the farm, you will increase your
self-knowledge and confidence to take part in the labour market again. We can
also contact our regional network in search of a suitable work-placement company
for your situation.
Our fields of expertise / working areas
At the farm, you can work in one of the following areas:
Agricultural: horticulture in the fields or in the glasshouse, chicken and garden maintenance.
Retail: working in the farm shop
Transport / logistics: transport of vegetables, fruits, firewood and dairy products.
Technical: Maintenance of the buildings, vehicles and bicycle workshop./li>
Catering: Preparation of the coffee/tea, lunch and welcoming visitors.
Facilities: Cleaning of the public places.
We are there to help people with a labour market dissociation, for people with psychiatric - or addictions problems, and people with mental limitations.
For those, we offer assistance on our own special way.
Indicatie WMO / Activerend werk
Wajong uitkering (UWV trajecten)
Uitval uit een betaalde baan wegens ziekte (IRO/WIA)