Protecting and promoting traditional vegetables can lead to increased incomes for farmers and environmental benefits for society.
Projects & Practice
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
Catch crops supported by the AEC measure in Baden-Württemberg play a key role in reducing the nitrate level in the region.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
A family farm used LEADER support to build a new greenhouse that would provide optimum conditions for growing traditional varieties of Estonian roses.
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.