In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
A small group of young farmers started an initiative of collecting and sharing low tech on farm solutions, which then evolved into an digital open platform for disseminating innovations.
Three French municipalities used EAFRD support to transform a former railway line into a leisure path for walking, cycling and horse riding.
A French region developed its own brand that capitalises on its culinary tradition, as well as the diversity and quality of its local produce.