De Kreake is a farm in the village of Huns in Friesland,a small village with approximately 100 inhabitants, 12km southwest of Leeuwarden. The village has been preserved very well, which led to the protection of the village’s facade. On the outskirts of the village, the farm De Kreake is situated. A small, sheltered oasis in the vast meadow landscape of the Greidhoek, which because of it’s clay was used for grassland for dairy farming and nowadays is also being used for conservation and protection of meadow birds.
This location has been inhabited since the 12th century. For decades people worked the land of de Kreake without the use of fertilizer or chemicals, out of respect for the earth. Farm of the World chooses De Kreake as it’s base for an extensive art project with branches throughout Friesland and further.