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
The IlmastoAreena is a unique platform aiming to bring together all stakeholders, including rural citizens, in the discussions for solutions to climate change.
A family farm invested in soil conservation practices to increase its capacity to store water and its microbial biomass activity.
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
Promoting extensive grazing in a communal area to enhance biodiversity in and around a Natura 2000 designated area.
The project took nature-friendly vine cultivation on a family farm a step further to develop zero-waste processing methods that valorise all by-products of grapes in a sustainable and fully circular way. The resulting seeds, oil and flour have proved very popular with customers.
Using Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to set up modern poplar plantations in response to the increasing demand from industry for high quality raw materials
Natural constraint payments play a key role in supporting farms to sustain their profitability and develop in areas that would otherwise be abandoned.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.