An Austrian farmer used EAFRD funding to build a cheese processing facility on an Alpine pasture offering tours and events to learn about cheese and Alpine farming.
Projects & Practice
Information and promotion activities on direct marketing by the Slovak National Rural Network.
A series of different LEADER supported projects helped the development of distribution systems for producers as to improve market access and local food awareness.
The “Gutes vom Bauernhof” website and mobile application aimed to improve direct marketing in the farm sector in Austria.
Transnational cooperation between a French and Portuguese LAG on the topic of urban-rural relations has resulted in mutual learning about new ways to improve the scope and effectiveness of short supply-chains for local food.
A permanent local international market established on a village at the Slovak-Hungarian border enabled local producers from both countries to sell their products more effectively.
The development of an online platform helped stimulate and support rural enterprises to turn to e-business.
Awareness raising and sales promotion for organic crops and products
The National Rural Network of Slovakia used RDP funds to support the organization of farmers´ markets in different Slovak regions.
A small Finnish start-up company developed nutritional supplements based on traditional herbs and plants from Lapland.