"The more we make examples of solidarity-based, sustainable economic activity a reality in the region, the more sustainable our region becomes and the more we show that the necessary change is possible."

Armin Bernhard
Board member
of the citizens' cooperative

new book: The Malser Weg

The local movement “Der Malser Weg” is committed in a unique way to democratic and diverse regional development in Upper Vinschgau. As a result, Mals has become a role model for many communities in Europe striving for pesticide-free land use. But the road to a sustainable future is long and full of hurdles. It will only succeed if many people help. Therefore, in this book we would like to share the experiences and strategies of the people of Mals and motivate them to become active.

Published by the University of Kassel

Author: Carolin Holtkamp studied “B.A. Cultural Economy” and “M.A. Sustainable Economy” at the Universities of Passau and Kassel. Since 2017, she has been working as a university assistant and project collaborator in the research group for agricultural and regional sociology at the University of Innsbruck. Within this framework, she is writing her dissertation on civil society transformation strategies of local agricultural and food systems towards food sovereignty. Her case study is the social movement, Der Malser Weg, in South Tyrol.

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The best way is to send an email to: info@da.bz.it

Buch Malser Weg
Stadel Sockerhof

Cinema in the barn 2020

We show films about agriculture and the good life. In summer and autumn 2020. At the Sockerhof in Mals, at 8.15 pm.

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Bauernmarkt Mals

Farmers market and community stand

Every Wednesday from the beginning of June until the end of October, the farmers' market takes place in the pedestrian zone of Mals.

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Märkte Mals


The citizens' cooperative organises the Mals markets in cooperation with the municipality of Mals and the Obervinschgau holiday region.

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Führungen Obervinschgau

Guided tours in the Upper Vinschgau

From now on we offer guided tours in the Upper Vinschgau for all those interested in landscape and agriculture. With hikes and farm visits.

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Organic dairy in Prad

High-quality organic goat cheese is produced at the Prad village dairy.
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We build on the people
and resources of the region.

We strengthen local cycles
and social cohesion.

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