The success story a hobby farmer with full time employment who created a world class dessert wine and now supplies Michelin restaurants both nationally and internationally.
Projects & Practice
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
Setting up an innovative enterprise in a historic building to strengthen the regional and local agricultural economy, while promoting employment and tourism.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
As part of the greater LEADER project ‘Moselle Diversity’ the sub-project ‘World City’ supported the organisation of summer activities for children aged between 7 and 12, including children of refugees, and fostered cultural diversity and the values of ‘living together’.
A mini-foodtruck called GAL’otte is fostering citizens’ exchanges and social cohesion in Pays de Herve, by preparing and baking pizza together with the citizens.
An renovated traditional house became a multi-purpose public space, offering opportunities for interaction among the members of the local community.
The project addressed the needs of local winegrowers and winemakers in the municipality of Slovenska Bistrica to add value to their work and improve their market position.
A study tour in Italy and Austria enabled representatives of sanitary and epidemiological stations to gain new knowledge and exchange experiences on how to best supervise small-scale local food production.
An association working in a remote village in rural Latvia, used RDP support to set up a wood and glass workshop thus creating new employment and income opportunities for the local people.