A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
Projects & Practice
The ‘Terroir Moselle wine and architecture route’ is a ‘preparatory’ cooperation project gathering six LEADER areas, five wine growing areas from four regions and three countries.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
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 fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
LEADER support helped establish a web school for local businesses providing them with the tools to better organise their work and market their services and products.