The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
Projects & Practice
An eco-farm implementing agri-environment-climate measures aims to foster ecosystem services and climate adaptation on-farm as well as promote wider uptake throughout the farming community.
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
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.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.