Nature and farmers can work together: ‘If you sit around the table, a lot is possible’

Nature and farmers can work together If you sit around

Josja Veraart of the NMU: “There are more examples, for example nut trees on a farmer’s yard. You can also harvest those nuts, so there is a revenue model in it. And there is another effect: the cows can also rest in the shade. of those trees. And it is good for biodiversity. It is of course not for every farmer, but that is why we have also devised various revenue models. For example, agreements are also possible with Staatsbosbeheer, for example about food forests. And we can also draw up their business plans have it calculated to see if something is feasible, because that is a condition.”