Organic Certification for Professional organic producers, processors and distributors
If you are interested in converting your holding to organic production or in processing, retailing or distributing a product to be labelled as ‘organic’, then follow this link for 5 easy steps and your application will be underway.
The Organic Trust is the centre of excellence when it comes to organic inspection and certification in Ireland. The very broad range of organic technical expertise available within our organisation is at your service.
The Department of Agriculture, Food & The Marine offers a range of financial incentives to assist those interested in getting involved in organic production. In addition capital grants are available for the purchase of specific equipment
Event | 24 Nov 2014
If you are interested in converting to organic production, you are invited to attend an Information Day on Beef and Tillage Production at Ballard Organic Farm, Ballard, Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath on Tuesday December 2nd 2014.
The event will commence with a farm walk at this long-established organic beef and tillage farm. The walk will be followed by a presentation from a panel of industry experts regarding the various aspects of organic beef and tillage production plus the government supports available.
This event is free to participants.
Directions to Ballard Farm
In Kilbeggan take a left (if travelling west) on to the Clara road R436, located at the Athlone end of the town. After 2½ miles turn right at the brown fingerboard sign for Ballard. Ballard House is half (½) a mile further on the left and there is a big rock at the gate with Ballard written on it - also iron gates and a cattle grid. Proceed down the avenue, keep left to the back of the house where the Visitor Centre is located.