Veganic Agriculture Network

Promoting plant-based farming and gardening throughout North America

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Ongoing courses and workshops

Friday 6 January 2012

Ongoing courses and workshops that teach veganic growing methods.



Self-fertilizing gardens

Background, principles and maintenance
Thursday 5 January 2012

Self-fertilizing gardens are a way of growing fruits and vegetables through creating diverse ecosystems that rely mainly on natural processes. These gardens have permanent raised beds, with water points and trees, to create a system that largely self-regulates. Self-fertilizing gardens (SFG) are part of the wider world of permaculture, since this method of gardening minimizes human actions and management, and allows nature to play its role.



Creating a self-fertilizing garden

Thursday 5 January 2012

This how-to guide gives instructions and a photojournal for beginning a self-fertilizing garden.



Fertilizing with human urine

Sunday 20 November 2011

Using human urine can help us work toward a closed-loop fertility system. While not a plant-based technique per se, using their own urine is a way that veganic gardeners can cycle back the nutrients from the foods they consume, while also diverting their urine from the water system where it acts as a pollutant.



Liquid Gold, the Lore & Logic of Using Urine to Grow Plants

Carol Steinfeld
Saturday 19 November 2011
Carol Steinfield’s book is a great introduction to the history and culture of human urine, focusing on its applications in growing food. While not a plant-based technique per se, using their own urine is a way that veganic gardeners can work toward a closed loop system through local nutrient (...)

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