Category «Sustainable Living»

The Naturally Vegan Plot

Elaine Avery tells us about an exciting new vegan organic project in the Devon/Cornwall area which is currently appealing for funds.   The Naturally Vegan Plot is a volunteer run initiative having evolved from more than 40 years combined experience, research, demonstration, and information sharing. We are dedicated to low impact vegan organic land management …

Organic Sikkim Leading the World

Although Sikkim is tiny in area, India’s First 100% Organic State matters for the future of farmers and the future of food     By Lindsey Oberest, editor for the Food Revolution Network (with minor additions by James O’Donovan)   Though we might wish otherwise, progress often starts small and takes time.  An organic country …

Pledge for Poison Free Food and Farming

Creating Poison-free Food and Farming, Rejuvenating Biodiversity and Growing Organic    By Navdanya and Seed Freedom  For a century today’s Poison Cartel has engaged in a war against life on earth, against diverse species, against the land, against farmers and society, against our bodies and our health, against stable climate systems, against knowledge, science and …

Our Top 10 Vegan Recipe Sites

The VSM team have come up with our Top 10 favourite recipe sites. If you’re looking for something tasty to eat tonight look no further than the links below..     1.   Vegan Richa Check out this Vegan Fettucine with Mushrooms.     2.   Mouthwatering Vegan Recipes Check out the Vegan Greek-style Roast ‘Lamb’ (Kleftiko). …

Christmas Vegan Recipes

We’ve put together a list of vegan Christmas recipes from around the web – we hope you find them useful!   Main Dishes: Full Christmas dinner recipe from Bosh –  including a  Mushroom Wellington main dish plus all the trimmings Vegetable-stuffed Seitan Roast – from One Green Planet Mushroom Wellington – from One Green Planet …

Going Off-Grid

This article was originally published in Off-Grid.net under the title ‘The Road to Self Reliance’ by Sam L. James   American families have been going off-grid for more than forty years, but for most it’s a gradual process, involving a lot of learning by trial and error. In a recent article published in Reason, J.D …

Dog Food Recipes

by Trent Grassian and Jordan Collins ‘Wet’ Food This recipe is adapted from one provided by PETA, based on Rigby’s preferences. Ingredients 6 cups water 1 cup brown rice (or other grains, such as quinoa) 1 cup mixed lentils or other beans (e.g. garbanzo, red lentils, ) 1 cup mixed vegetables (Brussels sprouts, tomatoes, mushrooms, …