A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Projects & Practice
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
A project set out to renovate and expand an old dairy farm by using new technological solutions.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
Three Finnish artists used EAFRD funding to transform a remote former school in rural Finland into a residence for international artists, now the largest in all Scandinavia.
A year-round holiday cottage was built on an equestrian farm to accommodate guests. The construction used natural materials such as moss and wood.
Natural potential of rural areas often remains unexploited. In Estonia the construction of a water themed park generated interest in the countryside and attracted visitors through promoting eco-tourism and environmental education.