Veganic Agriculture Network

Promoting plant-based farming and gardening throughout North America

Most recent articles


Most recent articles


Eating 100% organic food

Sunday 1 June 2008

Organic food is frequently grown using animal waste, but these animals have often been exposed to pesticides, chemicals, antibiotics, and hormones (except for a small number of farmers who source their manure from organically-raised animals or raise animals on their own farm). With veganic agriculture, it is possible for the farmer to keep the cycle of agriculture 100% organic, by growing food with organic plant-based techniques.



Veganic talk in Toronto - June 15th, 2008

Saturday 31 May 2008

Stephane Groleau will be speaking about veganic agriculture on Sunday, June 15th in Toronto, Ontario.



Is manure essential?

Monday 26 May 2008

The organic farming movement relies heavily on composted manure for fertilization. But do plants really need manure to grow?



Biodiversity and environmental conservation

Sunday 25 May 2008

Veganic standards encourage the biodiversity of free-living animals and native plant species, and the environmental conservation of the farmer’s holding.



Vegan Organic Network information sheets

Sunday 25 May 2008

The Vegan Organic Network in the United Kingdom has produced a series of information sheets about techniques for plant-based agriculture. The information sheets are comprehensive, offering a wealth of knowledge to farmers and gardeners.



Groleau Garden

Tuesday 20 May 2008

Stephane Groleau has a large veganic garden in St-Casimir, Quebec. The garden was first established in 2005, and a short photojournal can be viewed online from 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.



Improving soil life and fertility

Tuesday 20 May 2008

By adding organic plant-based materials to the soil, the microorganisms within the soil can flourish, and enhance the soil structure and fertility of your land.



3rd party Stockfree Organic - U.S.

Sunday 18 May 2008

Through their local 3rd party certifier, a veganic farm in Florida has become certified based on the U.K.’s Stockfree-Organic standards. This option can be pursued by other veganic farmers in North America.



Certified Veganic - U.S.

Participatory guarantee system
Sunday 18 May 2008

A new certification program, Certified Veganic, is currently being developed for farmers in North America. It is based on a participatory guarantee system (PGS), which involves the farmers and consumers in the process of developing and administering the certification. Please note that this certification program is temporarily on hold.



Certified Stockfree-Organic - U.K.

Sunday 18 May 2008

Stockfree-Organic is a U.K.-based certification program for veganic farms developed by the Vegan Organic Network, with comprehensive standards to ensure animal protection, biodiversity, and environmental stewardship.



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