Veganic Agriculture Network

Promoting plant-based farming and gardening throughout North America

Most recent articles


Most recent articles


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!


A lower ecological footprint

Sunday 23 March 2008

Veganic agriculture encourages techniques that are environmentally sustainable, and that reduce CO2 emissions.



Save time and land

Sunday 23 March 2008

Compared to farms that produce their own fertilizer by using animals, maintaining fertility through plant-based techniques can save time and increase the amount of usable land.



Protecting animals

Sunday 23 March 2008

For farmers and gardeners who are interested in animal protection, veganic growing is a perfect way to combine your ethics with your agriculture, since this system of growing food does not use any pesticides or animal products.



BioIntensive

Monday 3 March 2008
Gardener and researcher John Jeavons asked the question, “What is the optimum way to grow enough food for one person on the smallest amount of land possible in a way that is self-fertile and ecologically sustainable in the long term?” After decades of research and testing, he developed the (...)


It’s started!

Friday 29 February 2008
We are in the process of launching a new network, the Veganic Agriculture Network, to promote plant-based farming in North America. During the next few weeks and months, we will be making significant updates to the website, including profiles of veganic farms in North America, and information (...)


Our mission

Wednesday 27 February 2008

The Veganic Agriculture Network is a new movement in North America to promote the production of fruits, vegetables, legumes, and cereals without the use of artificial substances nor the use of animal products. We promote sustainable, low-impact, plant-based farming and gardening.



Protecting the environment

Monday 25 February 2008

A report by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation concludes that the world’s livestock industry generates 18% of greenhouse gas emissions, which is even more than the transportation sector. The use of animals in agriculture, as a whole, also leads to water contamination, topsoil loss, and decreased biodiversity. Veganic agriculture uses animal-free techniques, greatly reducing CO2 emissions and environmental contaminants.



Protecting animals

Monday 25 February 2008

While many organic farms use animals products like manure and blood meal as fertilizers, veganic farms do not include any animal products in their growing practices. For those who are concerned about animal protection, choosing veganic food is one more way to express this ethic.



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