A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
Projects & Practice
A new culinary concept for a restaurant which gives diners a clear view of the farm’s cattle barn helping them discover the linkages between food and farming.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
In order to strengthen and expand the function of a community café as a focal point of the village community, the outdoor area of the old school hosting the café was rebuilt and designed in such a way that community events can be held outdoors.
A project addressing the Water Framework Directive, by restoring the natural flow of a stream, while preserving the local cultural heritage and protecting from floods.
A community project in which young people actively participated in shaping their environment and strengthened the cohesion of their community.
Young people from Finland and Scotland came together to create a Youth Manifesto outlining ways in which local actors can engage young people in their activities.
SILTA supports entrepreneurship among young people by providing a cooperative structure through which they can grow their business ideas and receive training, mentoring and peer support.
A project to shorten the value chain from the farm to the consumer, to increase the availability of high-quality, local foods and to increase local business profitability.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.