Café Moon, how Instagram transformed Leeuwarden’s culinary scene

Elin Dikker, one of the baristas who works at Leeuwarden’s newest Instagram spot, gives insights into the café, it’s connection to Novelle, the idea behind it and the secrets that make it so very special. More

A new home for the hopeful

What will the future bring and how does it look like? Exactly this is the question what the curators Maarten Hajer and Michiel van Iersel asked in order to create content for the current exhibition “Places of Hope”. The results and artworks can be visit in the Kanselarij until the 22nd of November 2018. More

Broodje Bewust: The cafe that is always one step ahead

The fact that the Netherlands is below the sea level ishardly any news and neither is the fact that we are currently struggling with a huge climate threat. Having the earth and the future in mind, there have been different trends that can be followed in order to think and act sustainable. Not only, from a human perspective, but also from a local company perspective. More

Stone books and beer out of bread at the Green Alert Market

In today’s times, you will always come across the topic of sustainability and climate change. However, it is necessary to be aware and informed about the ongoing negative changes in our environment and how we are able to prevent them or slow them down. More

The inevitability of sustainable transportation

Madelon van Kempen, born in Brabant, has been promoting sustainable transport for years. She hopes to stimulate as many people as possible to follow her example. For a while now, she is heavily involved in the Elfwegentocht; two fossil fuel-free weeks planned in Fryslân from the first, till the 14th of July, 2018. More

Gerd Dijkstra: Sustainable Lifestyle is the Smart Lifestyle (2)

Gerd Dijkstra is a local entrepreneur, who runs Cafeteria Goudenregen, kite shop Vliegerzone, teaches Filipino and Indonesian martial arts delivers mail and practices sustainable lifestyle. His house is completely powered by green energy, and this part, he explained to me how sustainable living benefits his family and the community.

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The man behind Cafeteria Goudenregen (1)

LEEUWARDEN – Gerd Dijkstra (53) is a real Frisian with the energy of eighteen-year-old. He is Leeuwarden based entrepreneur and together with his family runs Cafeteria Goudenregen, kite store Vliegerzone, teaches Filipino and Indonesian martial arts at his own gym, sells and helps people to install solar panels, practices sustainable lifestyle and also delivers mail. More

Combining photography with abstraction, spatial design and experience

Photographer Tiffany Peters is currently working on a graduation project which combines her photography skills with “an interest in abstraction, spatial design and experience”. Tiffany is a student of Academy of Popular Arts and her project could be a good example and inspiration to many. She is a person who seeks for innovation in the way photography is experienced and is eager to show us the new way on the 1st of June in the X-Lab in NHL, Leeuwarden. More