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The Quality Assurance Schemes provide assurance to both consumers and trade buyers as to the standards under which the Irish food products encompassed by such schemes have been produced.

Bord Bia Farmer Assist site

Check out the Bord Bia Farmer Assist site - for information on how to prepare for audit, survey questionnaire and closing out audits. Also see the frequently asked questions on Quality Assurance or for further information/documentation on Quality Assurance Schemes you can email or call (01) 6143679.

Origin Green describes our sustainability initiative which does and can call for farm participation. Find out more about the Origin Green initiative at

Price Tracking provides tracking of prices and other key statistics on meat and livestock from around the world including:

The Provision of Technical Support is a formal notice setting out the basis on which Bord Bia can provide 'technical support' to individual farmers when funded from State sources.

Direct sales options for farmers

A guide with information to assist farmers who wish to sell through Farmers’ Markets, Farm Shops and Box Schemes in Ireland (Republic and Northern Ireland) is available in PDF format:

PDF LogoGuide to Selling Through Farmers’ Markets, Farm Shops and Box Schemes in Ireland .

Go to our Farmers Markets page to see a listing of farmers markets around the country.

Good Practice for Farmers' Markets

Download a explanation of the voluntary code of good practice for farmers' markets which includes an application form for inclusion: PDF LogoCode of Good practice for Farmers' Markets