From April 2023 this fund will provide capital funding to support rural businesses to develop new products and facilities that will be of wider benefit to the local economy. Farm businesses looking to diversify their income are also eligible for REPF funding, as the fund seeks to address the extra needs and challenges facing rural areas.
In Cornwall, the fund’s focus is on developing rural businesses, food and drink processing, farm diversification and community infrastructure.
In this online workshop, we will explore the Rural England Prosperity Fund from the perspective of Cornwall and Isles of Scilly farmers, focusing on:
This workshop is available to any farmer or land manager in Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Cornwall, or the Isles of Scilly currently in receipt of BPS payments.