The private, independent foundation NORSØK is a national centre for the development of organic agriculture through interdisciplinary research and outreach. NORSØK also manages an organic farm. Our work is based on the four principles of organic agriculture: health, ecology, fairness and care. NORSØK and the farm are located in Tingvoll in Møre og Romsdal county.
NORSØK contributes knowledge for increasing the sustainability of agriculture and society. Our staff covers a wide range of expertise, and provides a broad range of research, consulting and outreach services. NORSØK’s main areas of expertise are organic agriculture and food production, environmental science, sustainability and renewable energy.
NORSØK currently has a staff of 21 employees. The managing director is Ms. Turid Strøm.