Category «Vegan Organic Growing»

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 …

Growing Green – with Iain Tolhurst

Bronwyn Slater reviews the second of 2 DVD’s by the Vegan Organic Network   Iain Tolhurst has been a certified organic grower for more than 30 years and is a pioneer in organic stockfree techniques.  The green manures which he uses are Lucerne and clovers.  The tap root of the Lucerne goes deep into the …

Growing Green: Grow your own fruit and veg

Bronwyn Slater looks at 2 DVDs in the ‘Growing Green’ series by the Vegan Organic Network   This is a very good 32 minute video presented by Graham Cole, head gardener at Holywell Gardens in Hampshire.  Stock free organic methods are used to grow all the produce there.  Stock free organic differs from mainstream organic …

Roundup: Why it should be banned

Herbalist Vivienne Campbell says Roundup is dangerous and she has set up a petition to have it banned here   I am a qualified herbalist and work all over Ireland teaching classes, doing identification and foraging walks and writing reports for people about the edible and therapeutic plants that grow on their land. An issue …

My Veganic Gardening

by Kristen Butler So, I know its winter, not the foremost time to be thinking about gardening—but a good time to start thinking about hauling that seaweed to compost it in preparation for your spring garden beds! Last year I moved to a caravan site and there is unused land to the back and the …

Living Off Your Own Garden For Beginners

There is a huge growing trend in people wanting to become more self-sufficient, where living off your own garden can provide enormous health and environmental benefits. The following is a beginner’s guide, with information on how to get started, and a few tips and tricks to make growing your own food easy!   Deciding Where …