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BIO AUSTRIA (AT)
Bio Austria is the association of Austrian organic farmers and thus the advocacy group for organic farming in this country. With approximately 12,500 members, it is also Europe’s largest organic farming association.
Bio Austria supports its member operations in all aspects of organic farming and product marketing, and advocates their interests. Bio Austria also provides consumers with comprehensive information about the achievements organic agriculture and the extraordinary quality of organic foodstuffs.
Organic farming is the most modern form of agriculture because it protects the climate, soil, water and biological diversity. In organic agriculture, technology and machines are employed in an intelligent way. But organic farming also calls for people, since its very cornerstone is a feeling of closeness to humankind’s domesticated animals and our environment. Technologies and machines are intelligent aids—no more and no less!
The Bio Austria Farmers’ Market is set for Saturday, September 9. Upper Austrian organic farmers will be on hand with a wide selection of regional, organic agricultural products. Festivalgoers can look forward to tasting high-quality organic foods and engaging in one-on-one chats with organic farmers.