It is said that in order to survive, farmers need to find an alternative way of income. If that is true remains to be seen. To the van der Veers sustainability and innovation are of great importance, not because it is obligatory, but because, Hindrik finds versatility also more satisfying.
The guidelines of the "Integrated Production IP-Suisse Bauern" are being followed without any concessions at the Lindenhof.
The van der Veers cultivate wheat, sugar beet, sunflowers, peas and coleseed.
Apple and prune trees and a large amount of cherry trees can be found in the orchard.
By heating the farm with solar energy and woodburner the van der Veers make an effort for to use new energy. The wood comes partly from their own forest.
Part of the products are sold directly from the farm.