Marchfeld vegetables, © Weinviertel Tourismus / Liebert

Marchfeld vegetables

Regional, seasonal & outrageously delicious!

You will find the crunchiest and the freshest vegetables in Marchfeld – Austria's biggest vegetable garden. On an area spanning around 7000 hectares, a wide selection of vegetables are grown and these are available in farm shops in the region and elsewhere too.

In Marchfeld vegetables of all shapes and colours grow and thrive. During peak season from May to October/November, over 60 different types of vegetables are harvested here. In terms of area, onions, peas, carrots, asparagus, spinach, French beans and cabbage are the most significant.

From sun-drenched field straight to the shelves

The good soils, Pannonian climate and around 1900 hours of sunshine create the optimum conditions for delicious vegetables. The immediate geographical proximity to the state capital of Vienna meets the flatlands of Marchfeld – short transport routes provide delicious fresh vegetables for the consumer. As well as the production of freshly harvested vegetables which are available in the region's farm-shops, over the last few years, production for the frozen food industry has become established.

Gourmet tip

What would Austrian cuisine be without Marchfeld vegetables? The preparation methods are as varied as the selection available: steaming, braising, grilling or baking in the oven – every variant provides its own individual taste experience. Those of you who don't want to stand at the oven yourself will be well looked after by the region's innkeepers, who, depending on the season, indulge you with superb asparagus dishes, colourful stir-fry vegetables & the like.