A small Estonian organic farm used EAFRD funding to scale up its production of herbs by investing in new machinery and upgrading buildings to help the business to grow.
Projects & Practice
Given that compost for growing oyster mushrooms was not produced in Romania and had to be imported, a group of farmers used EAFRD to build a plant for producing compost using their own wheat straw.
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.
A Romanian farm specialised in crop production invested in modernisation activities to expand its production capacity. As a result, it created job opportunities for the local Roma community.
EAFRD support helped a traditional dairy producer in Scotland to differentiate his production from milk into an organic certified mozzarella type of cheese.
The members of a cooperative in Tuscany, cooperated with a university to investigate the possibility to produce cheese, yogurt and possibly cosmetics from donkey milk.
A young farmer realised her dream to set up a farm for breeding the Hungarian swine Mangalica using support from various RDP measures.
A young beekeeping entrepreneur used LEADER support to buy new and innovative equipment for honey production. This enabled him to make the production process less labour-intensive and develop a new range of products.
A cooperative in Greece set up a fully-automated production line for 100% natural pomegranate juice and fostered a spirit of cooperation among its members.
A young farmer applied and received funds as a new entrant to farming in seeking to establish a beekeeping farm.