An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
Projects & Practice
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.
An inter-territorial cooperation project to support the development of a system for verifying the traceability and the sustainable management of wood from hedgerows.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
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 family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.