An integrated, community focussed model for quality meat production based on short supply chains, working together, and exchanging experiences between consumers and producers.
Projects & Practice
The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
Setting up an innovative enterprise in a historic building to strengthen the regional and local agricultural economy, while promoting employment and tourism.
A regional cooperative chain for biomass was established to respond to the increasing demand for woodchip.
Agri-environment cooperatives in the Netherlands use results-based schemes to distribute payments to farmers according to on-farm nature conservation results.