Category «Transition Vegan Movement»

A New Farming Future

by Elena Orde     Vegetarian ‘beef’ farmer Jay has made the first step towards a more ethical and environmentally beneficial future by turning his cow farm into a stock-free one, thanks to the help of The Vegan Society’s Grow Green campaign.   A vegetarian beef farmer is an unlikely thought, but this is exactly the contradiction …

Moving to a Vegan Australia – Part 3

by Greg McFarlane   In Part 1 of “Moving to a Vegan Australia” we highlighted the principles that would support a just transition to an animal free agricultural system and the huge benefits this would have on food security and land use in Australia. This transition would allow over 30% of the land area of …

Transition Town Kinsale

Bronwyn Slater finds out what the Transition Kinsale group have been up to.   The Transition movement began in Kinsale, Co. Cork in 2005 when Rob Hopkins, a teacher at Kinsale College of Further Education, wrote the ‘Kinsale Energy Descent Action Plan’ – an exploration of the ways in which the community in Kinsale could …