A network that helps improve sustainability through farmer-led innovation. ‘Field labs’ and research grants provide farmers with skills, support and scientific backing to find solutions to the challenges which farmers face.
Projects & Practice
A project to enhance the facilities on a geological site, enable new visitor-based activities and attract more visitors who will spend more time in the area.
Expanding a viticulture business to meet market demand by investing in modern and efficient equipment.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
A collaborative system of precision viticulture enabling farmers to have online real time information about the health of the vineyards and make more targeted phytosanitary interventions.
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.
A winemaking cooperative in France’s Jura region used EAFRD funding to develop a bio-purification system for managing waste in an environmentally sustainable way.