The sense of community requires more than the coincidence of living in the same territory. It is about caring and sharing and about developing the community’s common interests. People realize they need each other and have different talents and meet opportunities that can contribute to community development.
Together people can tackle poverty, exclusion and illnesses. How does your community promote care, public health and social inclusion?
The traditional socio-economic role farmers played toward the well-being of local communities is still relevant today. Moreover, being well-connected to the local community provides a future perspective for small, family farms as is demonstrated by care farms and local food supply systems.