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Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe

Bergerie de Villarceaux

Rural topic(s): Agroecology and agroforestry, Local food Chains

City: Chaussy

Country: France

Web site: http://www.bergerie-villarceaux.org/

The Sheepfold of Villarceaux (La Bergerie de Villarceaux) gathers social and economic organisations working for the sustainable development of Villarceaux.The Bergerie’s territory (400 hectares) and its landscape have been converted to organic farming at the beginning of the 21st century.

Scale of intervention : Local, Regional

Keywords: organic farming, short food chain, Information / Education for sustainable development, multifunctional Agriculture, agritourism, agroecology, direct selling, farmer’s market, innovation, sustainable tourism

Places: France

Actors: training and visitor centre, farm

Methods: research, job creation, experimentation, experience exchange