A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
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.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
A study financed by the Finnish RDP aimed to find new digital solutions for making reindeer husbandry a more efficient and profitable business.
Farmers in France’s Auvergne region used EAFRD support to preserve peatland and wet meadows in two Natura 2000 areas where over a hundred farmers raise cattle.
A winemaking cooperative in France’s Jura region used EAFRD funding to develop a bio-purification system for managing waste in an environmentally sustainable way.
The innovative East Cork Bird Trail created a trail that provides extensive interpretative resources.