Food Cooperatives in Salzburg

 FoodCoop (Food Cooperative) stands for seasonal, regional, ecological, and fair grocery shopping, made possible by people who procure high-quality products selected according to strict criteria directly from farmers and artisans. Kiste mit Gemüse Photograph: © iStock.com/valentinrussanov

FoodCoop members stand for:

  • fairness: fair prices for both producers and consumers
  • transparency: transparent distribution channels and internal organisation
  • ecological and social soundness: fair conditions of production and cultivation methods, fair pay and pricing, minimal packaging and food miles
  • independent organisation and administration: close-knit communities, teamwork, and shared decision-making
  • a closer bond between producers and consumers
  • an alternative distribution network for regional farmers

There are four FoodCoops in Salzburg: