On Thursday 5 April 2018, Le Petit Olivier (brand of La Phocéenne de Cosmétiques) and the NFB signed a partnership agreement for the rehabilitation and development of the Traou dou Gari site, the gateway to the Luberon State Forest (commune of Cheval Blanc - Vaucluse), initiating a three-year partnership that provides for Le Petit Olivier to provide financial support for the rehabilitation and development activities of the site. , carried out by the NFB, between 2018 and 2020.
The project's challenges: to carry out work on the one hand to improve the Provençal rural heritage, and on the other hand to raise public awareness of the richness of the natural environments and species of the Luberon.
The first phase of the project was completed. In 2018, dry stone walls were built to better channel motor vehicles and improve the landscape of the site.
Developing a Provençal garden
For the second year in a row, Le Petit Olivier is funding part of the project with the aim of restoring the cultivated agricultural area and thus offering a real Provençal orchard: plantations of lavender, olive and almond trees, honey species favorable to pollinating insects.
Thursday, November 21, 2019, the employees of La Phocéenne de Cosmétiques, all very committed by the environmental actions undertaken by the group, planted 5 olive trees and 770 feet of lavender!
The last year of the partnership will be synonymous with awareness. The NFB and Petit Olivier will welcome the public in order to better distribute attendance and offer a diversified offer throughout the massif. The aim for this site will be to offer an entrance signage and a place to discover the natural environment.