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Welcome note June 2022 Newsletter

Dear readers, Summer has arrived all over Europe and harvesting season is upon us. Summer mood is not slowing down…

Preview of events

Pesticides threaten our food and farming systems.They kill pollinators like bees, reduce the quality of soils, endanger the health of…

Review of events

We were thrilled, after two years of digital events, to meet again at the 2022 European Organic Congress. Below you find…

EU Organic Day approaches: Share your initiative, we will give it visibility - 23 September 2022

EU Organic Day is just around the corner, and we are looking forward to celebrating its first fully fledged edition…

Got pesticides in your body? It’s your last chance to find out

Pesticides threaten our food and farming systems.They kill pollinators like bees, reduce the quality of soils, endanger the health of…
27/06/2022
Events

Are you under 40 and interested in organic? Join the first European Organic Youth Event 31/8-1/9, Frick, Switzerland

Are you under 40 and active in the organic supply chain? Or have an interest in organic? Get ready as…
24/06/2022
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Join us at BIOFACH 2022, 26-29 July 2022, Nürnberg, Germany

The most important yearly appointment of the organic movement, BIOFACH,  takes place on 26-29 July 2022 in Nürnberg, Germany. This…

A more organic future: ten take-aways of the European Organic Congress 2022

We were thrilled, after two years of digital events, to meet again at the 2022 European Organic Congress. Below you…

Final Event of SmartAgriHubs, 26-28 September 2022, Lisbon, Portugal

26-28 September, the SmartAgriHubs projects will have its final event in Lisbon, Portugal. On Monday 26 September, members of the…

ClieNFarms public policy workshop on climate-neutrality and food security, 8 July, online

On 8 July 2022, IFOAM Organics Europe is organising the first online public policy workshop of ClieNFarms on climate-neutral farming…

Relive our 20-years anniversary reception

Last month, more than 100 people representing the European organic supply chain and movement, consisting of farmers, processors, retailers, certifiers,…

Contribute to the Commission’s consultation on the future EU integrated nutrient management action plan (INMAP)

The Commission is preparing an Integrated Nutrient Management Action Plan (INMAP) as announced in the EU Biodiversity and Farm to…

European organic movement stands in solidarity with Ukrainian organic farmers at European Organic Congress

BORDEAUX, FRANCE, 16 JUNE 2022 – Today, ahead of the start of the European Organic Congress 2022, the Ukrainian organic…

Conference: Is it possible to have a more sustainable Mediterranean diet? 28-30 September, Bari, Italy

There is a need for a change of course to Sustainable Food Systems (SFS), in which the Mediterranean diet represents…

Do you have pesticides in your body? Join the pesticide check-up and find out

Pesticides are a serious threat to our food and farming systems. On the field, they kill pollinators like bees and…

Organic Innovation Days 2022: Living labs & lighthouse farms in organic, 11-12 October 2022, Rumbeke-Beitem & Brussels, Belgium

After two virtual editions of the Organic Innovation Days, this year’s edition will once again take place as a physical…

Agreement on agricultural statistics (SAIO)

On Thursday 2 June, the Council of the EU and the European Parliament reached an agreement on the new EU…
03/06/2022
Events

Webinar: Farm to Fork, Why a sustainable food strategy is the only option to solve today’s and tomorrow’s crises, 30 May

The webinar, Farm to Fork – Why a sustainable food strategy is the only option to solve today’s and tomorrow’s…

Alternatives to contentious input in organic - Heritage of RELACS project

The RELACS project developed and researched alternatives to contentious inputs in organic crop production – copper and mineral oils, nutrient…

CORE Organic final research seminar, 17-18 May, Brussels, Belgium

The CORE Organic final research seminar, co-organised by TP Organics, took place on 17-18 May 2022 at University Foundation in…
18/05/2022
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Preview of events

Right at the start of the EU Green Week, FoodSHIFT 2030’s next webinar will discuss why we need the EU…
18/05/2022
Events

Review of events

On 11 May 2022, the Farm Demo conference showed how knowledge-sharing promotes sustainable agriculture. Three Horizon 2020 projects – NEFERTITI, IPMWORKS and IPMDecisions – jointly…
13/05/2022
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European Organic Congress 2022: Gastronomy and organic policies, 16-17 June 2022, Bordeaux, France

On 16 and 17 June, the organic movement meets again at Bordeaux for the annual European Organic Congress. IFOAM Organics…

IFOAM Organics Europe’s roundtable on organic canteens gathers torchbearers for fruitful exchanges

On 28 March, IFOAM Organics Europe organised a roundtable on organic canteens, bringing together relevant actors in the field to…

Celebrating 20 years of the European organic movement in Brussels

©Chris MarchalTake a look at our Facebook album for more pictures of the event On Wednesday 11 May 2022, more…

Farm Demo Conference, 11 May 2022

On 11 May 2022, the Farm Demo conference showed how knowledge-sharing promotes sustainable agriculture. Three Horizon 2020 projects – NEFERTITI,…
11/05/2022
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Organic operators can apply for EU Organic Awards until 8 June 2022

In 2022, the European Commission organises the first edition of the annual European Organic Awards. These awards are dedicated to…

20 years of making Europe more organic

BRUSSELS, 11 MAY 2022 – Today, IFOAM Organics Europe celebrates its 20-years anniversary. Established in 2002 as the united voice…
10/05/2022
Events

Under 40 and into organic? Register now for Organics Europe Youth Event, 31 August-1 September, Frick, Switzerland

Our new event, Organics Europe’s Youth Event will welcome organic’s new generation in Frick Switzerland on 31 August and 1…
09/05/2022
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FoodSHIFT 2030 - Webinar Farm to Fork strategy, 30 May, online

Right at the start of the EU Green Week, FoodSHIFT 2030’s next webinar will discuss why we need the EU…

Wrapping up the RELACS project: Policy roadmaps, videos & other publications

The RELACS project, which aims at finding alternatives to contentious inputs in organic farming, came to an end on 29…

Sustainable nutrient management: our contribution to the European Commission’s public consultation

In Europe, surplus nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) in the environment are already exceeding safe planetary boundaries – for N…

Demonstration farms & their role in sustainable farming projects - Farm Demo Conference, 11 May 2022

On 11 May 2022, the annual Farm Demo Conference takes place. Experts and stakeholders will discuss the role of networks…

Welcome note March 2022 newsletter

Dear readers,  These are troubling times for Europe and the world. On top of climate and biodiversity crises we now…
29/03/2022
Events

Preview of events

Participate in this webinar on 10 March, at 10.30-13.00 (CET), organised by Legambiente (IT) and Zelena Istra (HR) within the…
29/03/2022
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Review of events

On 23 February, we held a member-only webinar in which 28 participants from the organic sector learned about the progress…
29/03/2022
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IFOAM Organics Europe 20 Years celebration event – Registration open for members

This year, the European organic movement will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Together with IFOAM – Organics International’s 50th and IFOAM…

Applications for European Organic Awards now open (until 8 June)

In concomitance with the first-year anniversary of the European Organic Action Plan, the submission period of the European Organic Awards…

Policy instruments & voluntary initiatives for reducing contentious inputs in organic farming

The RELACS project released a new scientific paper by Varga et al., 2022, analysing existing policy instruments and voluntary initiatives in…

Commission delays proposal for Regulation on the sustainable use of pesticides

On 23 March, the European Commission was supposed to publish a proposal for a Regulation on the Sustainable Use of…

Expert on recycled fertilisers? Join our Task Force on Recycled Fertilisers

IFOAM Organics Europe’s Board created a Task Force on Recycled Fertilisers. This decision comes in the context of the “Integrated…

Register to RELACS trial results webinar: Reducing Anthelmintic control

Are you interested in reducing anthelmintic use in your flock? Would you like to learn about natural alternatives to them?…

Soil Health Law: Organic movement’s contribution to public consultation

60-70% of soils in the EU are not healthy and the EU still lacks a comprehensive soil protection policy. In…
16/03/2022
Events

Watch "Let’s Discuss Organic!" recordings on  EU Organic Day, sustainability labelling & agroecology living labs

The recordings of the first three ‘Let’s discuss organic’ sessions are now available for our members on our member extranet!…

Learn about organic textiles & the EU Regulation on the pesticides in our member-only webinars

We continue our “Let’s Discuss Organic!” series of member-only webinars. Join experts from our team and network and discuss hot…

Members can now get inspired for EU Organics Day & learn about EU Organic Awards

On 10 March, we held a webinar to inform the movement about the EU Organic Awards and inspire our members…
10/03/2022
Events

Early bird registration for the European Organic Congress 2022 now open

Register now for our European Organic Congress 2022 – ‘A more organic future: On the road to achieving the EU…
08/03/2022
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Save the date: The first Organics Europe's Youth Event 2022 31 Aug-1 Sept 2022

Organic and You(th) – Together for sustainable food systems We are excited to announce that we have been working on…
07/03/2022
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Organics Europe's Youth Event 2022 - 31 August to 1 September 2022

IFOAM Organics Europe is excited to announce that we have been working on a brand-new event: the Organics Europe Youth…
 
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