Veganic Agriculture Network

Promoting plant-based farming and gardening throughout North America

Most recent articles

Most recent articles

From Monoculture to Horticulture: Article in Vegetarian Voice Magazine

Monday 1 June 2009
The Spring 2009 edition of Vegetarian Voice magazine features an article written by the Veganic Agriculture Network entitled From Monoculture to Horticulture: Converting your Lawn to a Veganic Garden. The article overviews some fundamental techniques and theories for beginners who are (...)

Chipped Branched Wood (CBW)

Monday 1 June 2009

Chipped Branch Wood is a fertility system using small branches of deciduous trees to bring nutrients to the soil. Byproducts of the forestry industry can be used to create stable humus and living soil on agricultural lands.

Vegetarian Summerfest 2009

Monday 1 June 2009

From July 8-12, 2009, the North American Vegetarian Society will be running a 5-day event, Vegetarian Summerfest, in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The founders of the Veganic Agriculture Network will be speaking about veganic agriculture at this event.

Higher level of self-sufficiency

Saturday 30 May 2009

By reducing inputs and producing your own sources of fertility, it’s possible to live more self-sufficiently from your own land.

Respond to a new consumer market

Saturday 30 May 2009

For farmers, growing veganically responds to an emerging market of consumers who desire completely organic, plant-based produce.

Reverence Gardens

Round Lake, Illinois
Thursday 18 December 2008
Reverence Gardens is a located in Round Lake, Illinois, about an hour north of Chicago. Reverence Gardens was run as a commercial veganic farm through a customer subscription program in 2007 and 2008, and was Certified Naturally Grown in 2008. Starting in the 2009 season, the farmers are (...)

Forest Gardening in a Nutshell

Tuesday 25 November 2008

Forest gardening takes an ecosystem approach to growing food, by integrating fruit and nut trees with shrubs, herbs, roots, vegetables, fungi, and supporting fertility plants. Requiring an initial investment of time and energy, forest gardening is a long term, sustainable and low maintenance system that is well suited to those who have access to an area of land over a long period of time.

Establishing a Forest Garden

Tuesday 25 November 2008

Introduction to forest garden establishment, including land assessment, planning and research, and development of canopy, shrub level and ground level.

Forest Garden Establishment Project in Central Florida

Tuesday 25 November 2008

A detailed description of the establishment of a forest garden at Victoria Farm in Geneva, Florida, providing an example of the planning and research involved when beginning a forest garden.

Further Resources for Forest Gardening

Tuesday 25 November 2008

Organizations and books to further explore forest gardening, along with a listing of nurseries in North America that supply hard-to-find species.

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