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
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
In order to strengthen and expand the function of a community café as a focal point of the village community, the outdoor area of the old school hosting the café was rebuilt and designed in such a way that community events can be held outdoors.
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Using RDP support to acquire new equipment for a small town's public kitchen.
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
Setting up a grocery and a social café to support people with intellectual disabilities enter the job market and gain their independence.