Rechenmacher Andrea Maria
BIO Organic Producer - Angerhof Management: Erwin Platzgummer
“Organic is a future worth living.”
Andrea and Erwin run Angerhof Farm together.
Putting beneficial organisms to use is important in organic farming
Andrea picking flowers in the apple orchard
On the way to the apple orchard
Erwin is both organic farmer and teacher
The family-run Angerhof farm is situated in the quiet village of Morter at the entrance of Val Martello and was founded by Erwin and Andrea who decided to put together their inherited orchards to establish a new organic farm. Today, they constitute a very good and versatile team.
Andrea drives the tractor, helps at the farm and cares about the house and the guests’ apartments. Erwin works both as an organic farmer and as a teacher at a vocational college. He got a teacher’s diploma in machine engineering and is specially trained to work with disabled people.
Furthermore, he was the first in Val Venosta to produce organic wines. Erwin and Andrea have been convinced organic farmers since 1996. They do not only see organic as a general principle but think that organic further develops your own personality because environmental protection and socioculture are positive values for a future worth living.
Where I live
The bittersweet lady
Beauty meets acidity: This bright and smooth crossover between Topaz & Cripps Pink makes the pests stay away, therefore, it is especially popular in organic farming.
January - May
opaque radiant red colour on creamy background, homogeneous shape, very smooth shell
juicy and crunchy bite
aromatic with pronounced acidity
The elegant precocity
The tasty gala appears every summer in its reddish yellow shell and the new apple season begins.
September - March
smooth shell, spherical shape, slightly conical, pale yellow base colour with bright red and striped cover
crispy and juicy with firm pulp
refreshing, sweet with little acidity
The Val Venosta resistant
The Pinova with its red vermilion-red skin is a typical apple of Val Venosta. Not only is it colourful, it also has a very balanced flavour. Thanks to its long durability, it offers you unlimited fruit enjoyment until the summer season.
January - July
Bicolour, yellow to greenish, at least 30% of the fruit is covered with a bright vermilion colour
refreshing with very crisp, juicy and firm pulp
Balanced proportion of sugar and acid
The beautiful acid
Topaz makes biting the sour apple worthy! The aromatic fruit impresses with a pleasant acidity and is also a common variety in organic farming.
January - May
basic yellow tone with red striped components, round shape with flattened calyx
crunchy pulp with pleasant cream colouring
acidified with sharp acidity
The juicy all-terrain
For a small snack between meals or used in many ways in the kitchen and bakery: The Braeburn is a true all-terrain. Be patient with it, as it develops its full aroma only after several storage months.
November - May
Roll shaped with a smooth and shiny surface, golden yellow base, scarlet to dark red with stripes
very juicy with firm bite and firm pulp
pleasant proportion of sugar and acid, very refreshing