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Testlab in the media

By November 21, 2023 No Comments


The Testlab Nieuwe Natuur & Klein Wonen is alive and resonating, as is evidenced by the attention the initiative has been drawing! Our Founder Daan Groot was asked by the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature & Food Quality to partake in interview as part of the publication Met de natuur mee – negen verhalen over bomen; acollection of stories in which 9 green pioneers tell about the great importance of forests. The Testlab Nieuwe Natuur & Klein Wonen and the experiences of both Jan Ottens (Peel Nature Villages) and Ursula Cats are featured in this piece.

The story “Nature is not a cost” (p. 39) and the 8 other stories are bundled in this publication.


Two years ago, “Klein Wonen Magazine” already wrote an article  (starting on page 27) about the New Forest & Klein Wonen report. For their most recent issue, we were approached for a follow-up article, to share the current state of affairs. It goes without saying that we were happy to share our progress!

Read the article to find out about our experiences over the past two years and to discover the opportunities that combining the utilities of new nature and small housing can offer.  In the article we also share our next steps as we announce what we will be working on for the Test Lab in the near future! Curious? The magazine can be downloaded via this link. The article on Testlab starts on page 34!