Sustainable

Welcome to the website of Estonian, Finnish and Latvian cooperation project “Sustainable Entrepreneurship In Countryside”. Here you can find introductions, products, services and stories of our regions and micro entrepreneurs.

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Locations

Three countries and eight LEADER regions – all beautiful areas for tourism and good places for business and cooperation. Click on the link below to see the regions and enterprises.

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Stories

Exchange trip to Finland: a report from Arma Riding Farm

Monday 22. May 2017

We arrived by car and we got acquainted with our hosts and their farm.

Entrepreneur exchange: Kuusiku Loodustalu külastas Soomes Majatalo Torppa’t

Hosting enterprise: Majatalo Torppa , hostess Pauliina Lunna, LAG Sepra region in Finland

Visitors: hostess Sirje and host Rein Kuusik, Kuusiku Naturefarm from LAG Development Centre region, Estonia

May 02, 2017:

Our trip to Majatalo Torppa started by travelling over the Baltic sea by new ferry Megastar and further from Helsinki by bus.

Entrepreneurs

Small is beautiful. Products with a soul, services with a smile and a story. Find out about the local micro enterprises – they will certainly have something for you!

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News

Inspiration Days at Lahemaa

The next rural entrepreneur inspiration days are going to be held in the area of Development Centre, at Lahemaa on 20.-21.

Project meeting in Latvia

The leading committee of Sustainable Entrepreneurship in countryside met on 7.-8. February in Latvian region of Jelgava in a small tourist farm Viesu Lici.

Useful ideas for service design

Being a rural micro entrepreneur, you rarely have a chance to step back and look at your daily actions from a different perspective.

Start of design cooperation with Tartu Art School

This spring, we will start a cooperation project with Tartu Art School, bringing together rural entrepreneurs and design students. In the framework of their design practice and study topics, students can help entrepreneurs design their logo, website or package.

About us

LEADER cooperation project “Sustainable Entrepreneurship In Countryside” 2016-2019 has been launched for developing of micro enterprises in countryside of eight local action groups in Estonia, Finland and Latvia. The main goal is to engage entrepreneurs in international cooperation for developing services and exchanging marketing know-how. Special focus is on young entrepreneurs who can participate in entrepreneur exchange, and creating marketing network between the regions.

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To be competitive, we have to cooperate – share experiences, know-how, ideas and also worries. Together we will find possibilities for smarter marketing, product development and sales. If you are a local micro entrepreneur from our region, join the network here!