Farm of the World is a cultural project, initiated by visual artist Claudy Jongstra for Leeuwarden European Cultural Capital 2018, that focuses on exploring new and sustainable futures for the countryside. The centre of the project is an abandoned farm in Húns, a tiny village in Friesland. By bringing in designers, artists, architects and artisans from all over the world to work together with the local resources, the Kreake becomes a rodution farm again – but this time, as an example of how creativity and cooperation can bring life to a formerly abandoned rural farm. By doing so we want to show the diversity and richness of what a small piece of land can produce: from biodynamic bouquets to ceramics, food, dyes, space etc.

Projects

Earth

The Kreake is situated on clay soil. For centuries, the...

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Botanics

 Farm of the World makes bio-dynamic bouquets which reflect all...

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Food

 A biodynamic vegetable garden will produce vegetables, flowers, herbs and...

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Treasures of Nature

 The physical space surrounding the Kreake represents mental space that...

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Latest News

Natural Forces – Dutch Design Week 2017

Farm of the World is participating in the Dutch Design...

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Farm of the World at Psy-fi 2017

This August Farm of the World is participating at Psy-fi...

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Treasures of Nature film clip

Watch episode 1 of our Treasures of Nature programme via...

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Photo: Sonia Mangiapane

CLAY reglaze out now!

Today we launch CLAY reglaze, a special ceramics series and...

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New porch for Treasures of Nature Headquarters

Watch the video with the new porch on vimeo

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Start Treasures of Nature

On Thursday 29 September we started with our program Treasures...

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Chelsea Flower Show 2016

From 24 to 28 May 2016 Farm of the World...

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Exhibition Ancient Light

From 26 March 2016 to 8 January 2017 Claudy Jongstra...

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Pop up garden Schiedam

For Snapshot of a Larger Order, Farm of the World...

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Workshop Treasures of Nature in Piemonte

In October 2015 Farm of the World organised a one...

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