A family farm converted to organic lavender farming in order to diversify their offer of products and services in an environmentally sustainable way.
Projects & Practice
In response to increasing demand for wood fuel, a wood processing company in Greece, used support from the LEADER measure to set up a new pellet production line.
Reducing the gap between generations and promoting social cohesion in order to reverse population decline in rural areas.
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
A family farm invested in soil conservation practices to increase its capacity to store water and its microbial biomass activity.
A young entrepreneur received LEADER support to buy modern veterinary equipment that enabled her to provide farmers and pet owners with high-quality services.
Introducing a new forest management method that ensures the rapid and natural rejuvenation of harvested forests.
Using LEADER support to set up an electric car sharing scheme in a rural community.
A new culinary concept for a restaurant which gives diners a clear view of the farm’s cattle barn helping them discover the linkages between food and farming.
The ‘Climate and Energy Region’ is an integrated awareness raising campaign on climate change, addressed to children, young people, adults, businesses and communities.