The following is a summary about our activities with guests Jaana and Miina from Finland, Trademark Hupako. Their visit was inspiring and we hope to make concrete cooperation plans after my visit to Finland.
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.
Monday 22. May 2017
We arrived by car and we got acquainted with our hosts and their farm.
Our first meeting with Jaana Klami in Estonia gave us cooperation ideas very quickly. We agreed to visit them in August during Loviisa’s Old Houses Days from August 26th to 27th, where I could make a small exhibition and get acquainted with handicraft promoting and cooperation forms of this community.
In spring, a design consultancy project together with Tartu Art School was launched, to help to design logos, packages, websites etc for rural entrepreneurs.
From September 20th to 23rd, as a part of the international project LEADER “On sustainable rural entreprenourship”, Latvian entrepreneurs of the Rural Partnership “Lielupe” and the Partnership of the Liepaja region took part in an exchange of experience and visited the gorgeous lake holiday resourt Lautsia (Finland).