The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
Projects & Practice
Collaborative learning and tools for assessing soil health contribute to farmers’ understanding of problems and alternative management strategies.
An eco-farm implementing agri-environment-climate measures aims to foster ecosystem services and climate adaptation on-farm as well as promote wider uptake throughout the farming community.
An award-winning organic farm in Finland set up a food production network with neighbouring farms aiming to achieve energy and nutrient self-sufficiency.
A diversified farm with a carpentry workshop, used RDP support to acquire a telescopic handler in order to improve its productivity.
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
RDP support helped a young entrepreneur to acquire the necessary equipment in order to start his own wood construction business in an area of high unemployment.
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.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.