500 years Dutch farmers in Denmark: Podcast

Listen to the interesting stories from descendants and other concerning parties.

Heritage with Professor Søren Dosenrode

Professor Søren Dosenrode is a descendent from one of the first Dutch settlers who came to Denmark around 1521 to farm land in the Copenhagen area. Natalie Hanssen talks to him about his heritage and what it means to him.

Listen to the episode here.

Image: ©Dutch Embassy in Denmark

Ecological farming with Neel Seerup

Journalist Natalie Hanssen talks to Neel Seerup. Neel is a descendant from the Dutch settlers who were invited by Danish King Christian II in 1521 because of their innovative agriculture skills. Nowadays Neel Seerup runs an ecological farm. In this podcast she talks about her Dutch heritage and her views on food and farming. 

Listen to the episode here.

Image: ©Dutch Embassy in Denmark

Smart Farming with Lely

An iPad and robots to milk and feed cows! This is smart farming whilst taking both good care of the animals and the environment. Managing Director Jan Rasmussen shows Ambassador Zaagman Lely's innovative solutions at Lely Center Fredericia.

Listen to the episode here.

Image: ©Dutch Embassy Denmark

Language with linguist Joost Robbe

The Dutch heritage of the settlers who came to Denmark in 1521 upon invitation of the Danish King Christian II remains very prominent.

Listen to this podcast (in Dutch) with Natalie Hanssen and linguist Joost Robbe about the language these settlers spoke. In a second podcast with Joost Robbe Inger Stokkink talks (in Danish) about how the language developed.

Image: ©Dutch Embassy in Denmark
Image: ©Dutch Embassy in Denmark

Dutch farmers in Denmark

Dutch farmers Jan and Rianne, known from the Dutch television program 'Boer Zoekt Vrouw', tell journalist Inger Stokkink about their choice to start farming in Denmark and talk about their first experiences.

Watch the episode here.

Image: ©Dutch Embassy in Denmark