RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
Projects & Practice
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
A family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
A micro distillery was established with the aim of producing unique, high-quality vodka and brandy from potatoes that are not of marketable quality.
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 project to shorten the value chain from the farm to the consumer, to increase the availability of high-quality, local foods and to increase local business profitability.