Veganic Agriculture Network

Promoting plant-based farming and gardening throughout North America

Most recent articles

Most recent articles

Shangri-La (New Zealand)

Gentle World’s Vegan Paradigm Center
Thursday 4 September 2008

Gentle World is a vegan educational organization and intentional community with two locations: one on the Big Island of Hawaii, and one on the North Island of New Zealand. Their New Zealand property features large vegan organic vegetable gardens and an orchard of fruit and nut trees.

Veganics at NY’s Capital Region Veg Expo

Sunday 24 August 2008

On September 13th 2008 the Veganic Agriculture Network will have a booth at New York’s Capital Region Vegetarian Expo in Saratoga Springs.

Glascott Farm

Markdale, Ontario
Thursday 26 June 2008

Formerly using pigs as part of their biodynamic farming, Glascott Farm in Ontario is in the transition process to veganic agriculture.

Associated Press article

Saturday 14 June 2008

Released June 13th ’08, Melanie Dabovich from the Associated Press wrote an article about the veganic agriculture movement in North America. Interviewing Ron Khosla from Huguenot Street Farm in New York, Don Bustos from Santa Cruz Farm in New Mexico, and Stephane Groleau from the Veganic Agriculture Network, the journalist decribes the farmers’ motivations for farming veganically, and the direction of the veganic movement in North America.

Unexpected Farm

Watkins Glen, New York
Sunday 1 June 2008
Farmers Bill and Linda have 65 acres of land in Watkin’s Glen, New York. Most of the land is uncultivated, leaving natural spaces and habitats for wildlife. They farm about 3 acres of the land, and have used veganic practices since they began farming in 2001. On a separate part of their holding (...)

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.

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