Veganic Agriculture Network

Promoting plant-based farming and gardening throughout North America

Most recent articles


Most recent articles


Think global, eat local veganic

Tuesday 22 April 2008

Supporting local veganic farmers not only helps to reduce your ecological footprint, it also creates a viable livelihood for the farmers, and it responds to the problems surrounding globalized agriculture.



Victoria Farm

Geneva, Florida
Thursday 17 April 2008
Victoria Farm is an expanding family farm. It is run by Kip and Emily in Geneva, Florida. In 2008, Victoria Farm became the first farm in North America to be Certified Stockfree-Organic through the U.K.’s standards for veganic farms. Their certification was awarded through joint efforts between (...)


Growing Green International

Sunday 6 April 2008
This magazine is published twice a year by the Vegan Organic Network, and is distributed to its supporters. Growing Green International covers a variety of topics, such as gardening tips, growing and preserving vegetables, articles about farm visits, environmental and social issues, upcoming (...)


Mulch total - Der Garten der Zukunft

KRETSCHMANN, Kurt and Rudolf BEHM
Thursday 3 April 2008
Long time gardener Kurt Kretschmann has focused his experiments on mulching techniques. He uses exclusively plants-based mulches for his fertilization. Among his observations are increased soil activity (i.e. earthworms), and better water retention. The book also includes wise observations and (...)


Ruth Stout’s Garden

Monday 31 March 2008
This video presents Ruth Stout’s approach to gardening: putting hay on the ground, and then planting through it. That’s all! No soil work, no weeding, no watering, no fertilizer!


The Synergistic Garden

Emilia Hazelip
Monday 31 March 2008
Emilia Hazelip presents the approach she developed based on permaculture and Masanobu Fukuoka’s principles of natural farming. She explains that her method improves soil life by using permanent beds, by keeping the ground permanently covered using mulches, and by planting together different (...)


Veganic gardening – The Alternative System for Healthier Crops

O’BRIEN, Kenneth Dalziel
Sunday 23 March 2008
This book describes a specific growing system that uses no animals products. Three types of vegetable compost are also presented to respond to the needs of certain plants.


Edible & Useful Plants for a Healthier World

FERN, Ken
Sunday 23 March 2008
Written by the founder of the organisation Plants For a Future, this book presents an amazing diversity of plants and their uses, from eating to clothing, from curing to painting. Particular attention is given to perennial plants.


The humanure handbook, A Guide to composting human manure

JENKINS, Joseph
Sunday 23 March 2008
The bible for composting human manure. Learn about the planet situation, research about composts, methods for composting humanure, overview of differents compost toilet, etc...


Permaculture – A Beginner’s Guide

BURNETT, Graham
Sunday 23 March 2008
All the concepts and principles of permaculture are simply and clearly explained. This booklet is filled with drawings which are worth a thousand words!


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