The referendum to establish a provincial organic district in Trentino was rejected but it shows that more than 65,000 Trentino citizens want a more sustainable type of agriculture.
Two days from referendum day, which political party has openly sided for and against the provincial organic district in Trentino?
Due to farming products, the Adige river and many water courses in Val di Non have recorded exceedances of the admissible contamination thresholds.
The high use of water-contaminating synthetic fertilizers and plant protection products, zero-biodiversity policy within the farmland are still the core values of the farming business in Trentino.
A vineyard or an apple orchard are not just agroindustrial areas to exploit for food production or the livelihood and profits of farmers. They are multifunctional agroecosystems that affect the quality of life and health local citizens.
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